The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that people cover their faces with non-surgical masks when leaving home, and it appears many Americans are finding creative ways to comply with the recommendation.
Say what you will about the efficacy of the facial coverings shown below, they definitely do qualify as “non-surgical.” They also show that people are taking the threat of the coronavirus seriously, even if their choices in protective gear are on the unconventional side.
Some folks have decided that plastic is the way to go:
This guy went with paper and plastic:
This individual is leaving nothing to chance:
There are definitely some whimsical choices in protective gear out there:
Yes, that’s a sneaker strapped to his face:
Some guys have opted for creepier attire:
Then there’s these two:
The Rona doesn’t seem to be a threat to pets, but one person wasn’t taking any chances:
According to NBC, there was the “striking moment” Monday when Governor Northam decided to show his constituents how to put on a face mask.
Northam drew controversy and calls for his resignation a year ago when an old college yearbook photo showed him and a friend in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan outfit.
“Upon closer examination, the governor’s face mask appears to be dark green,” the NBC Washington station wrote in another tweet.
Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams recently demonstrated how to create a more conventional, (but decidedly less interesting) face mask than the ones seen above.