Update on Transparent Masks Available in Canada

Date: 
24 February, 2021
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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
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A number of transparent masks are available or are being developed in Canada including, but not limited to:

For more information about transparent masks, Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) members and associates may wish to refer to Health Canada’s Guidance for Transparent Medical Mask Technical Specifications. SAC also recommends that members and associates seek infection prevention and control guidance from their employer or local public health agency about the level of protection that a specific transparent mask provides against COVID-19.

SAC will continue to provide SAC members and associates with information from Health Canada about the use of transparent masks as it becomes available.