N95 face masks, also called P2 or respirator masks, are designed to filter out fine particles when properly fitted and airtight. While health officials are not currently recommending N95 masks for the general public to combat the coronavirus outbreak, health workers and those who are sick should consider wearing one.
Can’t find face masks? Where else to shop
Face masks may be temporarily out of stock at many retailers due to increased demand. But don’t forget to check your local dollar store or even a specialty medical supply store. These often-overlooked shops may still have supplies while larger retailers restock or you can visit at www.clcarbonlife.com to buy it.