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Making Masks

Added May 14 – Shared Health Non-Medical Mask information

Making a mask with a window for those that lip read and for emotional cues:


Simple rectangular mask with ear loops: https://www.deaconess.com/How-to-make-a-Face-Mask?fbclid=IwAR0S6sApsQs60LCqfISydc51GAvQIFrV3irK1w9c3Wm5BkY7gK8E4l3sXck

Winnipeg Free Press has a service on their website that lists those that are making/donating masks with those that are seeking them. You can find that here: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/coronavirus/mask-maker-matchmaker-56951772

You can find information on making masks on the Government of Canada website: 


Many have also seen the Olson Mask that was designed by Unity Health in the United States. This design has a pocket for a HEPA or coffee filter as well as a place to put a wire to mold to your face. Instructions below: 



New Directions has put together the following information on use of fabric masks – ND Mask instructions

Apparently Marshall Fabrics is taking curbside orders here in Winnipeg and people have also ordered fabric online from Fabricville.

No sew option from t-shirts:

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