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How to Wear a Facemask and Where to Find Them near Lubbock, TX

Basic Overview of How to Wear a Mask and Where to Find One near Lubbock, TX

With the recent news from Governor Greg Abbotts regarding the use of face masks in counties with more than 20 COVID-19 cases, many of us may be wondering both how to wear and where to find a mask in the Lubbock, TX area. At Matador Motors, we wanted to provide some information to help you with your search below!

How to Wear a Mask During COVID-19

For a step-by-step guide, follow our list below on how to prepare and wear a mask:

  1. Wash Your Hands before picking up the mask.
  2. Make sure the mask is clean and clear of dirt.
  3. Place the mask under your chin and bring the looped straps over your ears to cover your mouth and nose.
  4. Make sure there are no gaps between your face and the fabric.
  5. Do not touch your mask when wearing it to avoid contamination.
  6. Do not share your mask with anyone else and keep it in a clean plastic bag for re-use when needed.

For a video overview, here are instructions on wearing both a medical use and a fabric mask from the World Health organization:

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Where do I Find a Mask Near Lubbock, TX?

While we went over how to wear one, where do you find a mask in our area? There are several ways to obtain a mask for you and your family. Most large stores may carry single-use masks, though they could easily be sold out. A local volunteer group called Face Masks for Lubbock may be a place to find one, though healthcare workers and Lubbock locals are prioritized on their waiting list. You can also offer to help join their cause or create an easy solution yourself by creating your own mask!                                   

Stay Safe and Healthy with Matador Motors

During our current situation, we at Matador Motors have your safety in mind and hope everyone in the Lubbock and Wolfforth areas stays safe and healthy. With local businesses and groups across our community helping to provide masks to our community, we want to make sure our community can do its part in helping stop the spread!

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