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Medical Professionals and Fire Departments now say Do NOT Microwave Homemade Cloth Masks

We reported recently that Dr. James Hildreth with Meharry Medical College in Nashville was recommending how to sanitize homemade masks that people are using to help prevent the Coronavirus. He said that if your mask was made out of cloth, wash it with soap and water. Hildreth said you can then place it in a plastic bag and microwave it for about two minutes.
Authorities are now recommending to NOT put your mask in the microwave after some devises have caught on fire.
They say the easiest way to sanitize your homemade mask is to hand wash it in warm water and antibacterial Soap and a small amount of bleach. You can also wash a cloth mask in your washer. Medical professionals say these ideas will disinfect your mask of any germs. Yes, this includes COVID-19.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for 3,500 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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