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Face Mask information from Public Health Canada - inlcudes types of recommended masks and how to wear them.

Want to sew your own fabric masks? Here are some of the best tutorials and information we've found.

From Valley Regional Hospital Foundation, how to sew a pleated mask with ties and filter pocket.

From Sweet Red Poppy, a pleated mask with elastic.

From Freesewing, the Florence face mask.

Here's a link to download the Jesse Mask (PDF with several sizes).

No sewing machine? Here's a Hand Sewn tutorial.

Public Health Canada has some no-sew methods of making a mask.

Mask advice from Public Health Canada.

Video showing how to safely don & doff a fabric mask.

How to put on and remove Face Masks.

This VIDEO explores the different ways to make ties, nose bridges, and different mask patterns.

**NS Health made masks mandatory in indoor public places beginning July 3, 2020.