New on Vitality Active Rewards: Discovery reusable fabric face masks to keep your family safe

 

Now, you can choose Discovery reusable fabric face masks and hand sanitiser through Vitality Active Rewards and help contain the spread of COVID-19. Vitality members can get the following as rewards for achieving their goals:  

  • a Discovery reusable fabric face mask or a hand sanitiser
  • a Discovery reusable kids' fabric face mask or hand sanitiser.

Vitality members, you can stay safe when you are out and about with great rewards available through Vitality Active Rewards: Discovery reusable fabric face masks are available through Dis-Chem and takealot.com to help to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Our face masks have been made to align with government guidelines. It is a three-layer fabric mask with the outer layer made from woven polyester water-repellent fabric and the inner part made from poly-cotton Vilene. The lining includes single jersey knit so you can breathe easily.

How to earn and redeem your Discovery fabric face mask or hand sanitiser

You will need 200 Discovery Miles to redeem your reusable fabric face mask or Safeguard Hand Sanitizer through Vitality Active Rewards at Dis-Chem or takealot.com and 300 Discovery Miles to redeem a OmniProtect Sanitizing Spray at Dis-Chem.

Parents can get a Discovery kids' reusable fabric face mask for 200 Discovery Miles from Dis-Chem and takealot.com. Parents can also get a bundle of four kids' masks, one of each design for 1000 Discovery Miles or R120.00 on takealot.com. Read about the safe use of masks for children over the age of four.

The Discovery reusable fabric face masks for adults and kids will also be available to all South Africans to buy from Dis-Chem for R39.95 a mask and takealot.com for R39.00 a mask. You can even share your Vitality Active Reward with a friend or family member to get their own fabric face mask. Stock is limited but will be topped up, so keep an eye out.

Parents can get their kids their own fabric face mask

Children over the age of four can stay protected too with a Discovery reusable fabric face mask for kids for just 200 Discovery Miles.

The Japan Paediatric Association has warned against children younger than four wearing masks, as it's difficult to see your baby's face when they're wearing a mask. Parents, remain vigilant and only allow children over the age of four to wear face masks when you go outside.

What's a mask without some hand sanitiser?

To help you stay even more protected, you can choose between a Discovery reusable fabric face mask or a 350 ml bottle of Safeguard Hand Sanitiser for 200 Discovery Miles.

You can also get an OmniProtect Sanitizing Spray for 300 Discovery Miles. OmniProtect is a 70% alcohol-based spray that you can use on your skin, on public transport, and to disinfect frequently touched surfaces like your cellphone or shared bathrooms.

Help to keep others healthy and safe

The Discovery reusable fabric mask is a not-for-profit initiative by Discovery, and proceeds from every fabric mask bought through Dis-Chem or takealot.com will go towards the SA Solidarity Fund.

So, when you get a Discovery fabric face mask from Dis-Chem or takealot.com, you are also helping to keep others healthy and safe.

Stay safe out there

In addition to preventive measures like staying home, washing your hands for 20 seconds and maintaining social distance, a fabric face mask can help reduce the amount of coronavirus or flu virus droplets in the air. It can also keep you from touching your face after potential contact with contaminated surfaces.

Here's how to best use your fabric face mask to stay safe:

  • Wash your mask before you use it, and again after every use.
  • Iron or steam your mask: this is the best way to disinfect it.
  • Cover your mouth and nose completely.
  • Do not lower the mask to speak, cough or sneeze.
  • Don't touch your mask, especially not on the inside.
  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds with soap when you remove the mask.
  • Wash the masks with warm soapy water and iron dry.
  • Have an extra mask for when the other one is in the wash.

These are just some of the many ways Discovery is working to help keep you safe. Stay home. Stay healthy. Stay rewarded.

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