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Does trying on Halloween masks present a health risk?

Posted: 5:44 PM, Oct 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-23 19:30:41-04

So you may be going to try on some Halloween masks.

But how many of you have thought about who may have tried on the mask before you?

“Depending on how touchy-feely everyone’s getting, depending on how everyone is coughing and sneezing and licking the masks and things in the store, you need to be aware of that,” said Deanna Yamamura, from Corpus Christi Medical Center. “If you have a relatively healthy child, just make sure they are doing good hand washing after you leave the store.”

Remember, hand washing is always your first prevention in fighting the flu bug