Calling all sewists and quilters! There is a call for homemade face masks by many of the hospitals in surrounding areas.

Styles vary from location to location. Below is a list of a few organizations that have requested masks and a link to the style that the organiztion has requested. Please let me know if there is a group you are working with near our retreat that should be added.

Twin Cities area:

Allina https://www.allinahealth.org/about-us/newsroom/2020/allina-health-calls-on-public-for-donations-of-face-masks

M Health Fairview https://www.mhealth.org/blog/2020/march-2020/how-can-you-support-m-health-fairview-patients-and-providers-covid19

North Memorial/Maple Wood Hospital https://northmemorial.com/covid-19-donations/#mask-donations

Eau Claire

HSHS Sacred Heart https://wqow.com/2020/03/25/hshs-sacred-heart-accepting-cloth-face-masks/

There is at least one local hospital that may need to ration one N95 mask per week to critical care workers. This is another style of facemask that will fit over a N95 masks to help extend its usefulness: https://www.mclaren.org/Uploads/Public/Documents/corporate/washable_face_mask_pattern.pdf

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