NEWS | April 9, 2020

Local family donates facemasks to BAMC

By Lori Newman Brooke Army Medical Center Public Affairs

Arisa and Junko Lawhon donate handmade face coverings for Brooke Army Medical Center non-clinical staff April 8, 2020.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

Medical personal protective equipment such as N95 respirators or surgical masks should be reserved for medical personnel only.

The CDC has tips on wearing and making cloth face coverings at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html.