COVID-19 Help - Home Sewing Cloth Masks

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Baton Rouge General

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In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Baton Rouge General is seeking volunteers to assist in sewing homemade cloth masks donated to the hospital. You will need to have a sewing machine and the materials necessary to make the masks.

Watch the below at this link to learn how to make the masks.
https://youtu.be/9tBg0Os5FWQ

A PDF of the pattern is available at this link: https://courierpressblogs.com/pdf/howtomakeafacemask.pdf.

Attached is the original article that was shared with us reference sewing CDC-complaint face masks for staff: https://www.courierpress.com/story/news/2020/03/18/coronavirus-deaconess-ask-public-provide-medical-face-masks/2865273001/

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About Baton Rouge General

Location:

3600 Florida Blvd., BATON ROUGE, LA 70806, US

Mission Statement

Volunteers at Baton Rouge General are committed to supporting patients and families through compassionate service and care. From offering a warm smile and cheerful "hello" to visitors, to helping someone find the perfect gift for a loved one, to assisting patients and families in Surgery Waiting Area, our volunteers are dedicated to service excellence. Our volunteers are an essential part of our Community of Caring, impacting so many of the General's patients, visitors, friends, doctors, nurses and staff. They provide the little extras that help to create that special experience people have come to know and love at the General.

Description

We are a not for profit hospital which is community owned. Our volunteers have an Auxiliary which returns all profits from fundraisers and the gift shops to the hospital at year-end to purchase medical equipment, security equipment, and interior updates.

Community
Crisis Support
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Baton Rouge GeneralBluebonnet Campus8585 Picardy AvenueBATON ROUGE, LA 70809

(30.39112,-91.0634)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Due to the severity of this virus, we are in constant and extreme need of the cloth masks. Every employee, patient, vendor, anyone within the hospital is required to wear a cloth mask.

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