“If everyone in the community wears a mask, it could decrease transmission.” While wearing a mask shouldn’t replace hand-washing or social distancing, it may be better than nothing, experts say. Studies of influenza pandemics have shown that when high-grade N95 masks are not available, surgical masks do protect people a bit more than not wearing masks at all. And when masks are combined with hand hygiene, they help reduce the transmission of infections.
In making the QMS mask, Jill Andrews did what she does best: creative problem-solving with health, safety and comfort in mind. Our masks have been tweaked and re-tooled numerous times, taking every detail into consideration.