Information on DIY Masks

DIY Masks – Resources and articles
While hospitals are running desperately short of N95 surgical masks and respirators, many are looking for creative ways to secure these needed supplies. In some communities, crafters are banding together to sew face masks and donating for health care workers. In others, new partnerships are being forged to acquire needed supplies as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies.

Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Surgical Masks (Face Masks) and N95 Respirators
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not recommend that people who are well wear a face mask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including coronavirus (COVID-19).
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