Masks produced by Jordi and Eli are not medical grade masks.
Washable and reusable
Tie up mask, reduces pressure around ears from elastic
Allows a better fit - adjustable
Comfortable, snug fit
The pleated masks with the nose wire is perfect for those who wear glasses. the wire can be bent over your nose to make it very snug and your glasses site on top. Tried, tested and works perfectly.
NO MORE FOGGY GLASSES!
The floral fabric is limited.
The following is the Western Cape Government approved cloth mask standard:
A cloth mask typically comprises of cloth that can cover the face from ABOVE the nose to BELOW the chin and almost up to the ears.
Two layers, an inner and outer surface of the mask:
Made from thick weave cotton like denim, calico or upholstery cotton fabric that can be easily washed.
Comprising two different patterns on the cloth - if possible - to distinguish between inside and outside of the cloth mask.
Two layers of ordinary cotton typically used for linen; If possible – between the two inner cotton layers - a laminate breathable layer of non- woven fabric which is washable at high temperatures – or if you don’t have that, something like a jacket lining inner.
Strings or straps which can be tied behind the head
DO NOT USE STRETCHY MATERIAL WITH A LOOSE WEAVE such as T-shirt material. These offer no protection at all.
When could a cloth mask be used:
Cloth masks can be used by both the community and non-healthcare workers and where there is no physical contact. This includes:
A cloth mask, if appropriately used, and cleaned, can offer the following protection for residents:
The Golden Rules of Good Hygiene
Firstly, a mask is not a solve-all solution in the fight of Covid-19 and should never be used in isolation of basic good hygiene considerations. The most important thing every resident should do is:
This should be adhered to at all times, regardless of whether you have a mask or not.
Wearing a mask does not make you invulnerable and should never be a reason not to follow these basic golden rules.