BARROW Borough Council has reminded the public how to wear a face mask safely.

  • Before putting on mask, wash hands with alcohol-based hand rub/ soap and water.
  • Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask.
  • Avoid touching the mask while using it, if you do, clean your hands.
  • Replace the mask with a new one as soon as it is damp and do not re-use single use masks
  • To remove the mask: remove it from behind, discard immediately in a closed bin, wash hands.