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CPH Welcomes Fabric Homemade Masks From The Community

first_imgHere are the details for making and delivering fabric masks to CPH:The pattern on this page is from The Turban ProjectPlease feel free to make other masks you have foundFeel free to use printed fabric and be creative! FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Crafty people are stepping up to create homemade masks for health care workers facing shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Central Peninsula Hospital announced they are welcoming fabric homemade masks from the community as they continue planning for the coronavirus spread. In a release from CPH, there has been an enormous outpouring from the community to help prepare for more cases of COVID-19. While fabric masks are not to be used in the care of COVID-19 patients, according to the CDC, fabric masks are a crisis response option when other supplies become exhausted. Fabric masks are also helpful in other areas of patient care as supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are depleted. Use prewashed tightly woven cotton fabric for the front cotton and flannel for the backWhen your masks are completePlace them in a plastic bagBring to CPH main entrance where staff will accept them from 7a.m. – 5p.m.center_img Volunteers across the nation have formed sewing groups, where they share patterns they think can best address the needs of medical workers. Using their sewing machines and piles of fabric, they work to make as many masks as they can to help hospitals in need of more supplies. We will immediately send them through our laundry service to be prepared for useClick on the instructions  to make a mask for CPH.last_img

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