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KN95 masks have earned a cult following among those who want to achieve a high level of protection against COVID-19. And, now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidance to say that everyone should wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status, where the spread of COVID-19 is substantial or high, too. People are looking for quality. Mask again. Thank goodness KN95 masks are now available for kids.
Global textile company Vida launched Vida Kids KN95 Mask For the younger set this past spring. These masks are FDA-registered and provide 95 percent filtration efficiency – on par with quality KN95 and N95 masks. Right now, you can get a 10-pack of these masks for $35 Vida’s website In a range of colours.
Vida isn’t messing with these masks: You can order anywhere from 10 to 1,000 at a time not a typo – Based on your needs. And the more you buy, the more you save.
But let’s talk about these masks… They have a five-layer filtration system of non-woven breathable fibers including two premium quality melt-blown layers. Soft ear bands and a metal nosepiece, like you’d find on an adult-sized KN95, help ensure a snug fit.
While they’re technically made for one-time use, Vida says they can be reused two to three times if they’re “minimally worn” and not damaged.
This is a nice feature: Each order includes a prepaid return label so you can send your used masks back as part of the company’s sustainability program.
The masks are designed for kids ages 3 and up, and come in 10 colors, including basics like black and white), pretty colors (lilac, blush) and shades of pop (aquamarine, cherry) . You can also choose a multicolor pack in one of four color palettes: Cherry Pie, Popsicle, Blueberry Punch and Sorbet.
“The fit was perfect. They are snug and of excellent quality. Nice and thick but not too thick,” wrote one satisfied customer in the reviews. Another fan said, “There’s no argument when I ask someone to wear one, whether it’s walking around a store, playing a game, or just playing with friends.”
Keep in mind that, while masks are currently in stock, they are not likely to remain that way. KN95s are widely popular right now, and it’s not common to find them from a trusted brand in kids’ sizes. Stock up for as long as you can.
The reviews cited above reflect the latest versions at the time of publication.
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