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subject: crowdsourcing of home sewed PPE: masks, gowns, ...

 95% usage could prevent nearly 190,000 deaths in the coming months 

  How to make your own face mask 
  A user's guide to wearing a face mask to the shops 
 Help! My Mask Fogs My Glasses 
 anti fog sprays 

comment: Since coronavirus may decay over time, quarantining for three or more days may be useful.  
         There may be a market for a set of seven or more masks color coded for each day of the week.

https://www.ideastream.org/news/amish-country-businesses-scaling-production-to-make-medical-protective-gear
https://www.goshennews.com/news/coronavirus/emergency-management-requests-people-sew-masks-gowns/article_a09033fe-6e0b-11ea-b6a6-6b63bcb44f9e.html
https://www.goshennews.com/news/coronavirus/amish-bishops-convene-to-discuss-covid/article_7b4d0c1c-6c8e-11ea-ae77-c36ddbf37c3c.html
https://lancasteronline.com/news/health/hospital-suppliers-take-to-the-skies-to-combat-dire-shortages/article_0830ffb0-6f89-11ea-89ed-bbd859186614.html

ChicagoTribune 2021August15 s6p6 FilteringResults KevinWilliams,trib
  N95 is a waste of money anymore
  use masks that are N95 level
   Masuku One
   O2 Curve
   Germless N235
   Primal Mask 3.0  replaceable filters
   3M Auro 9205 or 1870
   Soom Labs Air Queen
   Harley Commodity L-188 or L-288
  mot recommended
   Procedure masks
   Under Armour Sportsmask
   Bandana or galter
   any fabric mask that does not filter

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 multiple mitigations: distancing, tracing, lockdown, masks, ..., are needed to get Ro less than 1 

 struggle to source the needed masks 

https://smartairfilters.com/en/blog/best-materials-make-diy-face-mask-virus/
https://smartairfilters.com/en/blog/diy-homemade-mask-protect-virus-coronavirus/
https://smartairfilters.com/en/blog/coronavirus-pollution-masks-n95-surgical-mask/
better than nothing
3M: N95, FFP2, 8511   surgical/N95=78%  homeMade/surgical~=62% 

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-57636360
  Covid: respirator Masks upgrade cuts infection risk, research finds
  By David Shukman   100% protection
  (N99/FFP3) masks offer high grade protection  specifically designed to filter out aerosols
  Dr Mark Ferris, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  Dr Mike Weekes, of Cambridge University NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust
  Health Secretary Sajid Javid, the Fresh Air NHS group of consultants

https://shopspacemask.com/  advertisement
  Advanced Nanotech Premium Face Mask
  certified both Antibacterial and UV Protective by a world class testing lab?
https://www.risemedicalsupply.com/sales-page  sports mask with PM2.5 filter

Oly-Fun material for liners in masks
  https://www.hobbylobby.com/Fabric-Sewing/Utility-Fabrics/Multi-Purpose-Fabric/Oly-Fun-Fabric/p/MP29918
  https://www.walmart.com/ip/OLY-Fun-Multi-Purpose-60-Inch-Craft-Material-10-Yard-Cherry-Pop/38457636
  https://www.target.com/s/oly+fun+fabric
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polypropylene#Manufacturing_from_polypropylene ^F face masks
  https://makermask.org/the-big-four-criteria-for-community-mask-materials/
    material characteristics, breathability, water-repellence, and disinfection options

The Amish buy cloth by the bolt;  There are 
 mill-ends, remnants  , 
that may be better or more economical than used or new clothing. 

https://stores.joann.com/il/vernon-hills/2057/
   Vernon Hills Store southeast of Hawthoren Shopping Center south of IL60 west of IL21
   many cloth designs with mask sewing patterns
   413 N Milwaukee Ave Unit 500  Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1572  847-918-8345

2020 March 30 ChicagoTribune s1p16 JoeanneCleaver,CharlotteNC
  Peeled apart obsolete vacuum bags to make inserts of nonwoven filter fabric.
Also, http://www.americanquilter.com/quilting_community/guilds_view.php?id=2162
and https://thesouthern.com/news/local/meet-southern-illinois-sewing-warriors-they-re-making-hundreds-of/article_48a18fa3-5c6a-5a82-a4ed-1e7d72d78123.html

https://www.thomasnet.com/articles/top-suppliers/non-woven-fabrics-suppliers-manufacturers/ !!
    Berry Global     Evansville IN
    Freudenberg      Weinheim, Germany
    Ahlstrom-Munksjö Helsinki, Finland
    Kimberly-Clark   Roswell GA
    DuPont           Wilmington DE
    Fitesa           Gravati, Brazil
    PFNonwovens      Znojmo, Czech Republic
    Johns Manville   Denver CO
    Glatfelter       York PA
    Lydall           Manchester CT
https://www.hollingsworth-vose.com/en/Products/Filtration-Media/Air-Filtration1/Respiratory-Filter/
  112 Washington Street  East Walpole, MA 02032 USA  

coffee filters; vacuum cleaner bags



https://www.webstaurantstore.com/bunn-50766-0001-paper-filter-roll/234507660001.html could be useful also.
Also, https://www.gelifesciences.com/en/us/shop/whatman-laboratory-filtration


 downloadable face mask patterns

https://millionmaskchallenge.com/

https://www.baltimoresun.com/coronavirus/
  cc-carroll-coronavirus-masks-volunteers-20200402-bxjwlnarifd3jg62bynoxm6h7a-story.html
  two-layer cotton mask with pockets where cut pieces of a household HEPA filter can be inserted.

  How to make your own face mask 
 Aerosol Filtration Efficiency 



 Chicago Mask Makers .org 
   several distribution hubs in the western suburbs

ChicagoTribune 2020April8 section 5 page 2
Tracy Ma & Natalie Shuter, New York Times
How to sew a face mask.    full size pattern on full page article
 NY Times 

 N95 masks 
ChicagoTribune 2020April21 s1p1 Waukegan helping reduce mask shortage.
  Lewis Von Thaer, Battelle CEO
  converted container serves 28 facilities
  one of 6 so far, 60 more coming, 80,000 masks/day with 23 people
  vaporized hydrogen peroxide for 2.5 hours 

ChicagoTribune 2020April21 s1p6  Masks JessicaVillagomez  HannahHerreraGreenspan
 UChicago ANL  Supratik Guha
 cotton, natural silk, chiffon are preferred; several layers
 chiffon and some other materials have electrostatic properties
 particle measurments from 10nm to 6µm
 exhaled breath must be vented

 Courtney Luken, Wilmette, sewing machine repair
 Sew on Central, Evanston supplier

https://www.vumc.org/coronavirus/how-donate-hand-sewn-face-masks
   recommended sewing pattern, suggested cloth materials
https://www.wkrn.com/community/health/coronavirus/how-to-make-donate-hand-sewn-face-masks-to-vanderbilt/

 https://www.craftpassion.com/face-mask-sewing-pattern/
 https://www.craftpassion.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/face-mask-pattern.pdf
 https://hellosewing.com/face-mask-sewing-pattern/
 https://www.sewcanshe.com/blog/5-free-diy-face-mask-tutorials-using-fabric
 https://www.properfitclothing.com/product-page/face-mask-pattern-download
 https://freesewing.org/fu-facemask-freesewing.org.a4.pdf
 https://jennifermaker.com/face-mask-patterns-cricut/
 https://www.etsy.com/market/pdf_mask_pattern

bit.ly/nyt-mask-pattern  ChicagTribune2020April5s1p12  
https://static01.nyt.com/newsgraphics/2020/03/30/opinion-manjoo-mask/f3c16df99a3975b88b918dc766792f4388e63ba6/facemask.pdf

I would think that reuseable PPE, masks, gowns, etc. would be better.
Perhaps the dry cleaning people could clean the disposable stuff.
Battelle has developed a system, CCDS™, in a shipping container where shelves full of N95 masks can be
treated with hydrogen peroxide and refurbished many times. 
https://www.battelle.org/inb/battelle-critical-care-decontamination-system-for-covid19
••• collect and distribute 

ChicagoTribune2020April5s1p21 Make your own mask?  TaraParker-Pope
  Shan Soe-Lin, Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
  Robert Hecht. Yale School of Public Health
  Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, prof medicine Columbia University
  Linsey Marr, Virginia Tech
  Dr. Adit Ginde, prof emergency medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine

Find out who is organizing the other churches in your area and recruit sewing machine operators.
  - www.npr.org -      Crowdsource The Way Out Of A Mask Shortage 
     info@GetUsPPE.org  hotline: 1.855.904.3506 
     info@donateppe.org 
     Mask Match 
     ppelink2020@gmail.com 
     NYC Mask Crusaders 

https://amishamerica.com/amish-sewing-13000-masks-for-donation/#maincontent
Sylvan Stoltzfus and his wife own Bird-in-Hand Fabric, 
which is serving as a hub for dozens of families in their Amish community
https://lancasterhealthcenter.org/services/  
https://lokalexperiences.com/  

https://amishamerica.com/amish-business-directory/
https://www.lehmans.com/kidron_store
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 95% usage could prevent nearly 190,000 deaths in the coming months 

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face masks 10 pack
Menard's       $2.20    7 53429 20844 0  Guangdong Free Light Technology
Harbor Freight $9.69/3  1 93175 41873 9  Jiaxing Amazing Travel-ware Co.,Zhejiang  57593

 N95 
 high end designer fachions 
  120 for $199.95 
MATCHING: FACE MASK, NECK TIE, GLOVES
https://www.etsy.com/market/the_mask_necktie

complete FFP2 protection level
  https://www.bows-n-ties.com/face-masks/
https://evacuumstore.com/p-34466-how-to-make-a-face-mask-from-a-vacuum-cleaner-bag.aspx
https://wakeweekly.com/stories/clear-masks-help-those-with-hearing-loss,207918
   lip reading

ChicagoTribune 2020May17 s6p10 about you?  DavidSyrek
  collinstrada.com
  ikram.com/shop
  threadless.com  MedAhare
  etsy.com
  clerev.com
  profundco.com
  thetiebar.com

https://propercloth.com/masks

https://do312.com/p/chicago-businesses-making-non-medical-face-masks-during-covid-19
  ...
  https://pridemasks.myshopify.com/
  ...
https://knowm.org/a-current-list-of-diy-masks-for-the-covid-19-pandemic/

mask matching bikini
https://www.iheartradio.ca/image/policy:1.12503606:1590436272/trikini.jpg

Two people each wearing 60% masks is better than only one of the two wearing a 95% mask.