Where To Buy Surgical, N95 Masks In Singapore
[Updated 18 Feb 2020] As of writing, here are some online retailers who are selling surgical, N95 masks and other alternatives.
As Singapore continues to see more confirm Coronavirus cases here and amid worries over the continued spread of the Wuhan virus globally, it comes with no surprise that Singaporeans turn to surgical and N95 masks in hopes to protect themselves from getting the virus infection. Places to buy N95 mask
But because retailers' stocks immediately get snapped up, you're probably turning to online shopping to secure masks for your family.
As of writing, here are some online retailers who are selling surgical, N95 masks and other alternatives.
Places to buy N95 mask, surgical mask
Surgical or Face masks are designed to prevent the passing of a virus from the wearer to other people.
The N95 respirator filters at least 95% of airborne particles but is not resistant to oil.
Filters come in a variety of ratings that relate to how the respirator performs (how much it filters) and what environment type it is designed to be used in.
All Singapore Households To Get 4 Face Masks Each From February 1
The Singapore Government on Thursday (30 Jan) announced that all 1.37 million households here will be given four surgical masks each, which will be made available progressively from Saturday (1 Feb).
About 5.2 million masks will be given out to all local households in private and public housing estates, at the 89 community centres (CC) and 654 residents' committee (RC) centres. Collection of masks will start at RCs and CCs from 2pm on Saturday. From 2 Feb to 9 Feb, masks can be collected from 10am to 9pm.
Meanwhile, for those who are vulnerable and can't collect them, the masks will be delivered.
An online tool is made available to help check the designated collection centres for the public, here: https://maskgowhere.sg/
Protect yourself and your family: Wear a mask, uphold good personal hygiene
As many Singaporeans express concerns and want to protect themselves and their family from the virus, the government reminds the public to uphold good personal hygiene and adopt safety precautions such as:
- Washing your hands regularly with soap
- Avoiding to touch your face with your hands
- Getting your body temperature checked regularly
- Wear a mask when you feel unwell
- Seeing a doctor promptly when symptoms of the flu show
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