April 16, 2022

Kids Mask Will Keep Them Safe If Worn Correctly

As we all know, wearing a mask in public will help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. However, there are other reasons why it is a good idea to wear a mask in public. To keep our children safe, it is essential they wear a kids mask that fits them well. Read on to find out more about the perfect fitting of a mask and further benefits of mask-wearing for the safety of your children. How To Ensure Your Kids Mask Is Being Worn Properly Help your children to wear their masks correctly by teaching them the following easy steps: They should wash their hands before touching their mask.If you are going to assist them in putting on the...

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March 31, 2022

Mask Mandate update 25th of March 2022 for New Zealand.

On the 25th of March the NZ government issued an update on the usage of face masks as part of its response to Covid-19 within our community, To keep you all informed, we’ve compiled some official advice below for our loyal customers to keep in mind taken directly from Covid19.govt.nz . In short, it’s still vital to mask up where appropriate and follow ALL official advice when navigating the usage of masks in public. Below are some key points in relation to masks and their usage as of the 25th of March, Masks should still be worn in an indoor setting (the exception being at your home or workplace if it is not PUBLIC...

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Breathing exercises to help you find balance with MEO.

We recently published an Instagram post which can be found here highlighting a super simple breathing exercise to help bring a sense of calm at any point in your day. As a result, a few of our incredible followers touched base saying how helpful this was, especially in a world where the norm is now to ‘mask up’. The truth is that breath-work can really bring a sense of appreciation to those moments we have on our own, unmasked and focused fully on ourselves.   In response to your feedback, we've decided to dedicate this entire blog to breathing!. And while breathing may seem like one of the most simple, seemingly mundane bodily functions we have, it is also one of...

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February 28, 2022

Kids masks and keeping safe at a Red Traffic light setting in New Zealand.

New Zealand is currently sitting within the ‘Red Traffic Light’ framework, meaning masks are mandated for all children Year 4 and up while at school and in a close contact setting. With a shift in settings and heightened sense of uncertainty in recent weeks, Kiwi parents and kids are faced having to adapt to a ‘new normal’, and at pace. Its no secret that the pandemic has presented many challenges for our Tamariki here in Aotearoa, adapting to change and a ‘new normal’ poses its own set of challenges for children, mask usage and its adoption being one of them. So what are some ways we can help our kids stay safe? What masks are appropriate and how can we ensure we’re taking the pressure off our...

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Introducing MEO Guard – KN95 protection for kids

The entire team at MEO is excited to announce the arrival of our new MEO Guard masks for kids released this month.   With children back to school here in Aotearoa and Omicron cases surging within our community, the team at MEO HQ has been working tirelessly to update our range to incorporate more options and styles for our Tamariki. Our new styles include an update across our MEO X for kids range as well, but our biggest update of the month has been the addition of our MEO Guard for kids. Our MEO Guard (adults version) has been one of our most popular styles to date, selling out on several occassions it was clear that our community absolutely loves masking up with MEO Guard and needed...

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February 1, 2022

FAQ’s for FEB – Some of our most commonly asked questions.

With a shift in NZ to a RED traffic light setting and response, we’ve seen a surge in orders and inquiries at www.https://www.https://www.meoair.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Meo-Anti-Pollution-Mask-New-Zealand-3.jpg.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Meo-Anti-Pollution-Mask-New-Zealand-2.jpg.com . With this in mind, we thought it would be helpful to compile a list of FAQ’s (Frequently asked questions) for our incredible customers. As always we thank you for your patience and are dedicated to delivering the best service to you all throughout, When will our MEO Guard be back in stock? Without a doubt our MEO Guard mask which can be found here is one of our newest and most popular masks to date. Selling out twice we’ve had a huge influx of inquiries and are glad to say that we’re definitely getting these back in very soon!. As a rule, most...

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MEO Guard, your go to KN95 mask in more ways than one.

MEO Guard in MISTY option MEO Guard, your go to KN95 mask in more ways than one. Our new MEO Guard has been a sell out style since its release late last year in December, we’ve broken down five reasons to get on board with our latest style and why it may be a great choice to keep you protected. 1 – KN95 protection – Our MEO Guard is KN95 certified meeting rigorous testing standards including filtration, breathability and fit. To read more about our KN95 certification click here . With filtration capabilities to remove over 99.7% of harmful airborne particles including flu pathogens and bacteria, its an incredible option for those wanting to help minimise the risk of being infected by...

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December 28, 2021

Happy Holidays to all! Introducing MEO Guard.

The entire team at MEO wants to take the opportunity to wish all of our incredible customers around the world a happy holiday season and prosperous New Year ahead. 2021 has been challenging for many, we want to acknowledge and thank you all for doing your part, masking up and keeping your communities safe throughout this year. We also want to thank our partners around the world who have enabled us to take MEO internationally and reach millions, placing Kiwi innovation on a global stage. As the year closes out, we're thrilled to introduce MEO Guard to our line up of innovative face masks. Meo Guard is a stylish, lightweight disposable face mask perfect for travel throughout the holiday season and every day use. Customers are already raving about how comfortable this style is and how well...

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Can face masks help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses?

Long before the world knew about Covid, masking was a common practice in many Asian countries. People in Japan started to wear masks when feeling sick as a courtesy to stop any sneezes from landing on other people. Motorcycle riders in the Philippines and India wear masks to deflect exhausts in heavy traffic. In Taiwan, masks are used during the cold winter months and as a barrier to airborne germs. The turning point to mask usage, however, was as a result of the deadly SARS outbreak in the early 2000s, post which face masks became a regular sight in Hong Kong, Japan, and other parts of Eastern Asia, and now due to Covid, the rest of the world. But, how exactly do masks prevent the spread of respiratory viruses? Results from more than 30 studies from around the world...

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How to talk to someone who doesn’t wear a mask, can you change their mind?

Studies have found that wearing a mask is the single most effective public health measure at tackling Covid. In a first of its kind research conducted by public health experts from Australia, the UK and China, it was found that mask-wearing can significantly reduce the rate of Covid transmission. While vaccines are safe and effective and saving lives around the world, experts say most do not provide 100% protection. As countries battle to increase their vaccination rates, it is not yet known if jabs will prevent future transmission of emerging coronavirus variants.   However, now, a systematic review and meta-analysis of non-pharmaceutical interventions, found for the first time that mask wearing, social distancing and hand washing are all effective measures at curbing cases – with mask wearing being the most effective. All these health measures combined are stated to be...

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