In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare facilities around the nation are facing a shortage of PPE (personal protective equipment). Many topics have been seen on CD regarding manufacturing equipment such as ventilators, however one large aspect of facing this pandemic is contagion prevention.
My students on 5740 have partnered with local JOANN Fabric locations to supply masks for senior care facilities, hospitals, and emergency rooms. In order to bring this initiative to the general FIRST community, we have created a report showing you the exact steps needed to make masks which your team can donate to facilities and people in need.
We invite you to join us in making masks. They are inexpensive and easy to make. It also teaches relevant life-skills. See the form here or download the attached PDF which shows you step by step instructions on how to make masks.
Together we can keep our loved ones and healthcare workers safe. YOU can make a difference and save lives.
Please help us to spread our message by re-posting on social media and using #FIRSTfightsCOVID.
Mask Fabrication Guide.pdf (15.3 MB)