While mask mandates are becoming more relaxed across much of the nation,on public transportation through at least April 18. If you're or other travel, you'll want to pick up a supply of -- even though COVID-19 case numbers are down, you'll still need them.
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Your safest bet for travel is an N95 mask, in combination with being vaccinated and boosted. These masks are designed to filter at leastthan 0.3 microns when worn correctly.
The Biden Administration is making 400 millionthrough local pharmacies and health centers. Supplies of these masks, sourced from the government's Strategic National Stockpile and now available, are limited to guarantee availability. And you need to pick them up in person.
So to ensure you have enough N95 masks for your upcoming trip, we've found some options. They're approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), which is key, as there are many counterfeit N95 masks for sale online. Fortunately, face masks are more affordable than they've been in the past, with COVID numbers declining.
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Benehal N95 Mask Particulate Respirators (20 pack)
These NIOSH-approved masks have four filter layers and feature an adjustable nose clip. The double elastic head straps eliminate pressure on the ears and is meant to make wearing the mask more comfortable.
Honeywell DC300 N95 particulate disposable respirators (20 pack)
This new Honeywell design is made to fit more face shapes and minimize pressure points. It comes in a pack of 20.
Kimberly-Clark professional N95 pouch respirator (50 pack)
If you're willing to purchase 50 masks, these, from Kimberly-Clark, have a large breathing chamber for comfort and soft but strong headbands. They're selling for less than $1 per mask.
3M N95 8210 respirator (20 pack)
These 3M masks prevent eyewear fogging and have a foam cushion for maximum comfort on your nose.
[OUT OF STOCK] N95 disposable multi-purpose respiratory mask (25 pack)
These N95s have an adjustable nose clip and head strap. They come in a 25-pack.
Honeywell Safety DF300 N95 Flatfold disposable respirator (50 pack)
This N95 face mask has a soft foam nose cushion for maximum comfort. Its humidity- and moisture-resistant filter media repels moisture. At less than $1 per mask, these Honeywell N95s are one of the best N95 mask deals out there.
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