The CDC is advising the use of nonmedical cloth face covering as a voluntary health measure.

It is voluntary. However, the CDC is not recommending the use of medical-grade or surgical grade masks as N95 respirators need to be saved for medical professionals.

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So, we are sharing a very easy way to make your own mask with things you already have laying around your home.

Step 1: Grab a Handkerchief and Two Rubber Bands

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You can also use any square of cotton-based fabric and two hair ties if you don’t have any rubber bands.

Step 2: Fold the Handkerchief into Threes

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Step 3: Fold the Handkerchief into Three Again

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Step 4: Grab Two Rubber Bands

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Step 5: Take One Rubber Band and Put It a Third of the Way Down on One Side

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Step 6: Take the Other Rubber Band and Put It a Third of the Way Down on the Other Side

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Step 7: Fold the Remaining Fabric Over the Rubber Ban

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Step 8: Put the Fabric Over Your Face and the Rubber Bands Over Your Ears

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And there you have it! A homemade mask to keep you safe during those quick trips to the grocery store.

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