We recommend having one or more replacement masks with you while navigating your day-to-day tasks throughout the pandemic. As stated by the CDC, masks become less effective when wet, as their breathability and filtration efficiency are both substantially impacted.

If you're wearing a reusable mask and it becomes wet, you can place this into a sealed bag (such as a ziplock bag) until it can be properly washed. If you're wearing a disposable mask and it becomes wet, remove and dispose of this mask and don a fresh, dry one.

This is one of the many reasons why our individually sealed products are a great option when navigating the pandemic! The individual seal allows for easy commuting, as the masks won't lose their integrity or become contaminated while in transit. Keep a few in your car, your bag, your purse, your locker or your desk!