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Face Coverings: How to wash your face coverings

how to wash your face covering


How to wash your face covering using the washing machine

  • undefinedPlace your cloth face covering in the washing machine.
  • Use your regular laundry detergent.
  • Wash the face covering using the warmest water temperature that is safe for the type of fabric your face covering is made from.
  • To dry use the highest heat setting on the dryer and allow to dry fully.

How to wash your face covering by hand

  • undefinedCombine 1/3 cup bleach with 1 gallon of room temperature water.
  • Make sure the bleach label states it is intended for disinfection.
  • Soak face covering in bleach solution for 5 minutes.
  • Lay flat and allow to air dry. If possible place cloth face covering in direct sunlight.
  • Never mix bleach with ammonia or any other cleanser.