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Donate hand sewn masks

These masks will be made available for anyone entering our facility who may wish to take protective measures in our facility, or in public. This will allow the professional protective gear to be used exclusively for healthcare professionals who are at higher risk of exposure.

If you'd like to help, we would ask you to sew masks with specifications similar to the examples below.

Example of how to make a mask

Step-by-step instructions from the CDC

Video Instructions

Cleaning Cloth Masks

  • Wash frequently- ideally after each use, or at least daily
  • Keep used masks in a bag or bin until they can be washed
  • Washing instructions:
    • Using a washing machine, launder using hot water and detergent
    • Dry on a hot cycle
  • After washing, place clean masks in a breathable bag or container until ready to wear

Using Cloth Masks

  • Avoid touching your face when putting on a mask
  • Wash or sanitize hands before putting on a mask
  • If a mask must be re-worn:
    • Wash or sanitize hands after putting the mask on
    • Keep in a breathable bag or container between uses

Instructions adapted from Crawford County Public Health and the CDC

*Please keep in mind our best defense against COVID-19 is washing our hands frequently, avoiding touching our eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands, avoiding being around sick people and physical distancing, especially by staying at home.

How to donate

The masks may be dropped off in the black bin marked "Donations" inside the Crossing Rivers Health North Entrance from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Your support is greatly appreciated!

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