SHANGHAI releases new tips for wearing masks

According to the news released by Shanghai on June 16, Wu Jinglei, director of the Municipal Health and Health Commission, said Shanghai will continue to test people returning to Shanghai from high-risk areas of domestic outbreaks. People returning to Shanghai (all areas) from or have passed through high-risk areas of domestic outbreaks will be quarantined for 14 days.

At the press conference, Sun Xiaodong, deputy director of the Municipal Center for Disease Control, gave advice on how the general population can protect themselves. Wash hands frequently, wear masks, often ventilate, less gather, and maintain social distance. As at the beginning of the epidemic, under the current epidemic situation, this is still the basic principle of personal protection.

For ordinary citizens, you must not wear a mask when you stay at home. It is recommended that you carry a mask with you when you go out. It is best to bring a fresh-keeping bag with you. Keep the mask in the bag when not in use to keep the mask clean.

New tips for wearing masks!

The general public does not need to wear a mask in the following four situations

  1. At home.
  2. When cycling or driving by car.
  3. When going outdoors, parks, night markets, and keeping a social safety distance of more than 1 meter from others, it is recommended that you can carry a disposable medical mask or medical surgery with you Masks.
  4. Going to supermarkets, shopping malls, restaurants, exhibition halls/museums, gymnasiums/gymnasiums, etc., without people gathering, good ventilation, and maintaining a social safety distance of more than 1 meter, you don’t need to wear a mask; you can keep it with you disposable medical masks or medical-surgical masks.

Citizens who take rail transit or long-distance buses to enter medical institutions, welfare institutions, schools, and other places where the country has clear requirements must wear masks.

It is recommended that individuals carry masks with them. It is recommended to wear masks in confined spaces and crowded areas and in close contact with others.

Relevant practitioners must wear masks (including medical staff in medical institutions, practitioners in public service industries, and relevant staff engaged in epidemic prevention and control, etc.) in accordance with the practice codes and relevant regulations while on the job.

The following six types of personnel must wear disposable medical masks or medical-surgical masks

  1. Shops, public transportation, restaurants, canteens, hotels, unit community import and export, corporate reception desks and other public places staff.
  2. Nursery school teachers.
  3. Nursery schools, primary and secondary schools, large and middle schools Service personnel such as entry and exit duty personnel, cleaning personnel, and canteen staff.
  4. Faculty, staff, and students in closed and crowded environments or close contact with others (less than or equal to 1 meter) in universities and colleges.
  5. Migrant staff, service staff in nursing homes, welfare homes, prisons and mental health institutions.
  6. Practitioners of food processing and sales must also wear gloves.

Four specific groups of people (excluding suspected and confirmed cases, asymptomatic infections, home segregator and occupationally exposed persons)

  1. Persons with fever, nasal congestion, runny nose, cough and other symptoms and related visits, escorts, and accompanying staff must wear medical surgical masks or nose breathing valves in accordance with KN95/N95 when visiting medical institutions or in public places (occasions) Protective mask of level or above.
  2. Patients with severe cardiopulmonary diseases: wear a mask under the guidance of a doctor.
  3. It is recommended to wear a mask when you go out for the elderly, frail and chronically ill. Infants under 4.3 years of age: do not wear masks.

Source: Shanghai local treasure