masks

I really appreciate people who are making homemade masks!

I see a lot of people on my twitter feed sewing masks and selling them on Etsy, or another platform. This makes me happy as a healthcare provider, because they are helping flatten the curve, and also there is a mask shortage. I take care of the elderly, who are at high risk. They are …

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How to sew a homemade cloth mask, from a healthcare worker.

How to sew a face forming mask for full coverage. I learned how to tweak and perfect the masks, since I have to try to work with them on. My face is completely covered, so I feel safe, with no side pockets for “free air” to come in. First I cut out two pieces of …

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The company I work for is seeking PPE donations.

Please share. The company I work for is seeking PPE donations. We are a senior living center. We serve the at risk population. We are seeking handmade masks and gowns. I was watching the news yesterday, and they were talking about how we forgot about our at risk population, the seniors, and the need to …

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Sewing face masks!

I’m sewing face mask, because of PPE shortage, and I’m a healthcare worker! That’s why. My manager told me one mask per shift, ew now way! I’m using this pattern: https://www.michellescrazybusylife.net/index.php/2020/04/04/how-to-sew-a-homemade-mask/ Look at all these pretty face masks. I’m making sure my co workers and I are covered:      

How to sew a homemade mask.

Materials: Cotton fabric, a filter for in between such as fabric batting or Oly fun. Pins, thread, and needles. Metal for the nose piece and elastic for the ears. You can use a sewing machine or stitch this by hand. Pins, thread, and needles. Metal for the nose piece and elastic for the ears. I …

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Nurses and doctors are begging the public to donate masks.

In this article: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/coronavirus-ppe-gear-equipment-n95-masks-medical-doctors-nurses/ Nurses and doctors are asking the public to donate masks to your local hospitals. https://youtu.be/9tBg0Os5FWQ This YouTube video shows how to sew masks. I’m going to make one for myself, since I work in healthcare. Stay safe, happy and healthy.

My thoughts on Covid-19 a.k.a. Corona virus, as a healthcare provider.

This is just my opinion and anything I write does not replace the advice of a medical professional. So I have worked in assisted livings for more than a decade and have seen a lot. I work with the elderly, hospice, and have taken care of a young paraplegic. What do I think about this …

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