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Face Coverings

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On June 18, the California Department of Public Health issued guidance requiring all Californians to wear face coverings when leaving their homes. This is an added precaution to prevent asymptomatic people from spreading the virus to others. We should continue to practice social distancing and public health hygiene.

As a nation, we are experiencing a shortage of surgical and N95 masks that are desperately needed by healthcare workers, first responders, and employees who are in frontline environments where the risk of exposure is very high. Therefore, individuals not in these high-risk environments are highly discouraged from purchasing surgical and N95 masks.

Below are easy, no-cost tutorials that show how to create face coverings with items found inside your house.

To view how to properly wear and sanitize cloth face coverings please refer to the guidance and recommendations from the CDC and California Department of Public Health.