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How to make a Face Mask

Due to an outpouring of generous responses to our request for sewn masks, we have created this database to help connect individuals and companies making masks to those organizations needing masks.
 

NEW DONATION INFORMATION

If you have masks to donate, please use this directory to find an organization in need, learn about their request and contact them directly. You can search by geographic area and other fields.

If you are an organization needing masks, and want to get on the directory, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

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Instructions to drop off masks to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, INDEACONESS MASK DROP OFF INFO


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We are welcoming fabric masks from our community as we prepare for COVID-19.
Thank you so much for your interest and care. 
Orders for standard/disposable masks are on long back-orders, due to both demand and supply chain issues.  Other hospitals across the country are reporting the same supply concerns.

While fabric masks are not to be used in the care of COVID-19 patients, according to the CDC, fabric masks are a crisis response option when other supplies have been exhausted. Fabric masks can also be helpful in other areas of patient care as supplies of PPE are depleted.  
 
“Prior to modern disposable masks, washable fabric masks were standard use for hospitals,” said Dawn Rogers, MSN, RN, FNP-C, Patient Safety & Infection Prevention Office.  “We will be able to sterilize these masks and use them repeatedly as needed.  While it’s less than ideal, we want to do our best to protect our staff and patients during this pandemic.” 
 
Details about making/delivering fabric masks for our staff
  • The pattern is courtesy of The Turban Project*
  • Use tightly-woven cotton fabric on both sides.  
  • When your masks are complete, email us at connect@deaconess.com to arrange for delivery.
    • (You will be met in a facility parking lot at a pre-arranged time.)
  • Collected masks will be immediately sent to laundry/processing to be prepared for use. 
  • Any surplus masks will be distributed to other organizations in need.

Organization Mask Request Form

*By completing the request form below you are authorizing your organization information to be placed in a public directory to receive donated sewen face masks. Deaconess Hospital, Inc, will not be coordinating any delivery efforts with any one donating sewn face mask outside of the Evansville, IN tri-state area. 
Please spell out your State Name
Please enter website addresses only. Do NOT include the http or https prefix. Example: website.com or www.website.com
Adult size, child size, amount needed if known.
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