Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Video – Reasons to wear a face mask

This video explains how wearing a mask protects yourself and others from viruses like COVID-19 and influenza.


Face masks help stop the spread of viruses like COVID-19 and reduce our risk of getting sick.

There are many good reasons for wearing them.

I wear my mask for my unborn baby.

I wear my mask to protect myself.

I wear my mask to protect my sick grandma.

Keep a mask with you so you can use it when you need to. If you see someone wearing a face mask, respect their choice.

For more information about how to protect yourself and your community from COVID-19, call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. Select option 8 for free interpreting services.

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