Homemade Masks with UWNNS

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 from 11:00am to Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 11:59pm (PT)

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With the ongoing pandemic, it's important for people to continue to protect themselves. Unfortunately, access to materials is not possible for everyone. Making homemade reusable masks is a great way to make sure our neighbors are safe!
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Choose your method!

There are lot of different ways to go about making homemade masks. The main objective is to use a cloth-like material so that the recipient can wash and reuse it. We will include instructions for a few versions in the document section.

Drop-off Masks
Please carefully consider the following when dropping off finished, ready to go, homemade face masks. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we will be following CDC guidelines to ensure a safe drop off for all. Upon entering our building, please wear a mask and wait in the lobby after entering our office for a UWNNS staff member.

Get your photo taken!
We would love to capture your mask drop-off in a photo for use in social media and/or other publications. Email us at volunteers@uwnns.org to schedule a drop-off time, and we will have our camera ready!

We especially Encourage a scheduled drop-off to capture community/company involvement in giving back!

Our address and office hours are as follows:
639 Isbell Rd, Suite #460, Reno, NV, 89509 - Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM
(Same address if you prefer to mail masks to UWNNS)

Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you to please follow the Drop-off instructions for a 100% Contactless experience of this opportunity to help keep our community healthy.
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