Please be advised that these are NOT medical grade masks and we are not implying any medical or health claims in regards to their effectiveness.
We have commissioned a local individual who's job was lost due to COVID-19, to sew washable cotton face masks. By doing this we can provide them with a source of income while they are out of work, as well as offer a product that is in limited supply to our customers. All profits from the sale of the masks will be donated back to our supplier.
These masks are made using the Olson Mask Pattern, with the addition of a nose wire for security and straps that go over the head, instead of around the ears. There is a filter pocket accessible from the inside.
- Filter is not included
- We recommend washing and drying on hot prior to wearing
*Due to the nature of this product it is not available for coupons or discounts and is ineligible for returns/exchanges*
Exert from the CDC website:
How to Wear a Cloth Face Covering
Cloth face coverings should—
- fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
- be secured with ties or ear loops
- include multiple layers of fabric
- allow for breathing without restriction
- be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to shape
CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
CDC also advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure.
Cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.
Please note: although these masks are created using a highly recommended method, they are not medical-grade and we are not making any medical or health claims in regards to their effectiveness.