Mon 4/6: Update: Now you need a mask too!

Don’t panic! You can do this!

  • On 3/20, we wrote a post on mask-making in general.
  • On 3/23, we wrote a post on making a specific type of mask for our hospitals’ front line workers.
  • And today, we’re writing about making cloth masks for yourself and your family, because the CDC now recommends wearing them in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

Masks for you, your friends and family – some caveats first.

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Fri 3/20: Making masks and volunteering in a quarantine. Two actions.

Action #1 – How to make masks.

Update 3/23/2020:  Ventura County needs masks!: Go here for their specifications.

Update 3/25/2020: Ventura’s mask-making volunteers have made the New York Times! Check out the bottom paragraphs of this article! Also – check out this video of the project from KEYT. Local high school students are also using 3D-printing to create face shields for medical workers. Ventura County is full of awesome people!

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