With recommendations coming from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Minnesota Department of Health to cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others and even requirements starting up in places such as New York, you can make your own face covers whether you sew or not. View the State’s infographic on "The Difference Between Alternative Masks and Surgical Masks for COVID-19" on the Minnesota Department of Health’s website.
The CDC website offers simple instructions for making homemade cloth masks with or without sewing.
Why wear a face cover?
We now know you could spread COVID-19 to others even if you have no symptoms. The cloth face cover is meant to help protect other people in case you are infected and are not showing symptoms, and their cloth cover is meant to help protect you.
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