Double mask, add a filter: How to up your PPE game without breaking the bank

Double mask, add a filter: How to up your PPE game without breaking the bank

Scouring Amazon, big box stores and your local group chat for bulk deals on N95 respirators isn’t the only effective way to mask up during the ongoing Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though respirators such as the N95 or KN95 models have emerged as top choices from epidemiologists because of their secure fit and effective filters, they’ve likewise become tough to find and can retail for at least a few dollars per mask. But for deal hunters and Ontario parents looking to keep their kids safe ahead of the return to the classroom, there are other options for reducing the risk of COVID transmission that are recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and medical experts — ones that might not break the bank. Add a filter …
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