How to make a homemade face mask

Should you wear a facemask? So far, the recommendation for the general public has been no. But that may change. On Tuesday, March 31, all indications pointed to the CDC reversing its previous recommendation that people not wear masks.
Arguments against wearing masks include the possibility of improper use, a false sense of security, and the resultant relaxing of the protocols already put in place — social distancing and hand washing. But the most strident argument is that if everyone were to don a facemask, the already dwindling supply of bona fide, medical-grade masks available to health care workers would become even more severely strained than it already is.
Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott, head of the R.I. Department of Health, announced on March 31, during Gov. Gina Raimondo’s daily press briefing on COVID-19 that all healthcare workers in Rhode Island are now required to wear medical masks to protect themselves and the patients they are working with.
We’ve been told we’re at war and in times of war, beyond planting Victory Gardens, there have always been crafters, mainly women, who have risen to the occasion to roll bandages and knit

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