The guidelines for children wearing masks

African American Father And Son Playing Outdoors Wearing Medical Face Mask.

What exactly is best practice when it comes to the wearing of facemasks for children?

As South Africa’s economy opens up and different places like restaurants, cinemas, and beauty salons start operating again, we will all go to these public spaces, including school, in the context of a new normal involving mask-wearing and social distancing. So as we wear masks, many parents are dealing with questions around what is best practice when it comes to our children wearing masks.

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This is what is recommended when it comes to children and wearing of masks:

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