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 a specific transparent mask, Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) members and associates may wish to refer to Health Canada’s list of authorised medical devices for uses related to COVID-19. 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.