Kids Mask Guide: 

 

Updates for 2022

 

 

Free Kids Masks Program Announced February 16, 2022

Free masks for all children have been announced this week, February 16, 2022 in the United States

 


New for 2022!
We have been updating our mask guide for you to search and choose a mask for you in other languages.  We are also providing direct translations and direct links to the new program announced in 2022 in the United States that will provide free at home test kits and free masks to all. You can read more about this announcement and find links to the government sign up page at the link below:

How and Where to Get Free Test Kits


For the latest CDC updates on school masks and to choose a kids mask available near you, visit our updated guide which is easy-to-read and searchable in many languages in the link below:


New CDC Mask Guidance for 2022: School and Kids Mask Guide

You may also use our original, kids mask comparison shopping chart, below, to quickly compare prices or to print and share with those in your community.  PDFs coming soon in Spanish, Samoan and Tagalog.  For a new version of our guide reflecting 2022 guidance and pre-translated formats in many languages to print and share, please see the link below:

 

Updated 2002 version of our kids masks guide, reflecting current guidance in printable and tranlated formats for many languages.







Filter Masks*

This image is of a girl giving a thumbs up and wearing a kids filter mask: Kids Filter Masks include kids N95 masks, kids KN95 masks, kids KN94  masks, filter insert pocket masks and specially manufactured cloth filter masks for back to school or school sports activities.
Some of the latest recommendations have included masks with filters to keep everyone safest at school.
 
*CDC guidance and local school mask rules are continually updating, but a cloth mask with filter insert pockets is a great reusable kids' mask option, if pediatric face masks, KF94 masks, child size KN95 masks and child N95 masks are hard to buy.

* The CDC suggests that a disposable mask may be worn under a cloth mask as a filter when a filter mask is not available.
 
For updates, go to the CDC website, or APA website.

For our updated guide to kid's filter masks, please see our 2022 Kids Filter Mask Guide




 

Cloth, Washable, Reusable and Sportsmasks

This image is of a boy holding a sign up and wearing a kids mask_  Currently the most easi
Some of the latest recommendations have included masks with filters to keep everyone safest at school.
 
*CDC guidance and local school mask rules are continually updating, but a cloth mask with filter insert pockets is a great reusable kids' mask option, if pediatric face masks, KF94 masks, child size KN95 masks and child N95 masks are hard to buy.


* The CDC suggests that a disposable mask may be worn under a cloth mask as a filter when a filter mask is not available.
 
For updates, go to the CDC website, or APA website.

For our updated guide to kid's filter masks, please see our
2022 Kids Cloth Filter Mask and Cloth Guide

 

 

Disposable Masks

Disposable Kids Masks can be used as a filter and are a great option for packing extra kid
Easy disposable masks, including a great set from Wecare are individually wrapped for little ones on the go, super-handy for long days or stays away from home and provide easy backup for spills and other boo-boos.  Wear once and throw away when you are done for the day.  

* The CDC suggests that a disposable mask may be worn under a cloth mask as a filter when a filter mask is not available.


For  updates, go to the CDC website, or APA website.

For our updated guide to kid's filter masks, please see our
2022 Kids Disposable Mask Guide


Note:  To share with your school or community, feel free to print out an easy-to-read version, in our original version, a downloadable PDF, or just click here. Updated PDFs coming soon.

Shareable print-outs coming soon in Spanish, French, Samoan and Tagalog!  If you or your community would like to see our printable guide in a language or accessible format not yet here, please get in touch with us at info@kidsmasks.org.  Thank you! 
 
While our goal at Kidsmasks.org is to make preventative health information available to all and health tools like kids masks accessible to all regardless of budget, language, or location, we are based in the United States and the continually updated information in our original comparison guide are currently available in English, courtesy of Google Sheets.  We aimed to include the best of available kids masks at a variety of budgets and ways to shop, including your local store.   We'd love to see free kids masks for all and preventative health information in every language-- if you are interested in helping, volunteering or a sponsorship, please get in touch:  info@kidsmasks.org!