The CDC has an FAQ for re-usable cloth face coverings located here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover-faq.html
Below is an FAQ specific to Humans in Action masks and additional information.
Where are the masks made?
Humans in Action masks are made in Guatemala. Order processing and logistics happen at the Goodkraft facility in Antigua, and masks are sewn in a variety of small towns mostly around the Sacatapequez department.
How long will it take to receive my order?
Approximately 1 week. Currently we are shipping orders within 4 business days of receipt of the order. We ship using DHL Express. Please note that DHL has been experiencing 1-2 day delays in some cases because of the global situation.
What size is right for me?
- The Standard size mask is 8” wide by 7” high and fits most face sizes and shapes.
- The kids size is 7" wide by 6" high.
- The XXL mask measures 9” wide by 8” high, often used for men with beards.
Please note that while we strive for uniformity, our masks are made by a variety of sewers in their homes so these dimensions may vary slightly.
Does the mask have a filter pouch?
Yes, our masks are double layer and include a pouch for a filter (not included).
From what material is the mask made?
Our mask is made with either 100% cotton (black, light blue, red, off-white, yellow, and navy) or poly-blend material. They are designed with a filter pouch, which allows the user to insert a filter the material of their choice while having the comfort of a soft knit fabric.
According to the CDC, cloth face coverings should:
-Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
-Be secured with ties or ear loops
-Include multiple layers of fabric
-Allow for breathing without restriction
-Be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change in shape
All our masks meet the above requirements.
How do I care for my mask?
Our masks are made from t-shirt material, so should last through many washings. Please wash with like colors (hot water is fine) and tumble dry.