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15 September 2020

Why Face Mask Filters Are Important in 2020

Face masks come in many shapes and sizes, with some being constructed by reputable providers, and others being DIY alternatives thought out by companies in the supply shortage first initiated by the onset of COVID-19 this year. Clean, easy-to-use face mask filters are one of the ways in which we can better reduce the chances of exposure to harmful bacteria and germs, especially if the virus is able to travel through sneezing and coughing, as is the case with the pandemic this year. Aside from this, there are some other considerations to keep in mind around why it may be worth investing in face mask filters, especially as the world prepares for a possible second wave of coronavirus cases moving into the latter stages of 2020. 

The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed Everything

This cannot be emphasised enough. While some people are quick to downplay the extent of the coronavirus pandemic, especially if they are politically motivated to do so, the reality is that regardless of options, everything about how we live and work has been changed forever. The coming months will be important in how we learn to operate within a “new normal” of sorts, including taking better care of our health, and ensuring we decrease the risk of exposure to harmful viruses and bacteria moving deeper into the decade. For this very reason, face masks, filters and other personal protective equipment will become all the more important, and should be prioritised by businesses owners and employees alike, in order for a collective readjusting into the future. 

A New Outlook: Staying Safe in the World

Face masks are now commonplace and continue to be used by people across the world as they go about their business within the parameters of lockdown, as well as in the territories where quarantine periods have formally begun easing up. With added use, there is a need for face masks to be replaced regularly, in order for them to remain effective. Having access to filters for face masks allows for peace of mind that you won’t run out of them anytime soon, and also showcases to the people around you (be it in a personal or professional capacity) that you not only take your own health seriously, but that you are willing to do what it takes to help keep others around you safe too. 

Doing Your Part in a Post-Pandemic World

In a post-pandemic world, commonplace activities like attending a park with family, or going to stadium sports events with thousands of people in attendance will require us to be more vigilant about how we help to prevent the spread of germs in these high-risk situations. We have a global responsibility to work together to combat current pandemics, as well as to do our parts in order to prevent the resurgence or spread of a new pandemic, which remains highly likely in the globalised world we live in today. By prioritising the use of face masks and having a ready supply of filters to decrease the risk of exposure, regardless of whether it is at home, while you’re on-the-go or at work, you are sending a message that the wellbeing of humanity is a common struggle that requires collective efforts from people of all walks of life.

A Reputable Local Supplier of Face Mask Filters

If you’re ready to ensure that you do your part within your home or a business environment, finding a reputable supplier of face mask filters should be next on your list. Businesses like G.Fox sell popular replacement filters in single units in a “one size fits all” range. This is part of their “essential products” range, which was first introduced when the coronavirus pandemic first hit the South African market. The company continues to be at the helm of efforts to provide high quality personal protective equipment, as well as to continue to engineer new products to help consumers adjust to a post-pandemic world when we get there. For all things face mask related, banking on them is a good bet and a great place to start. 


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