In his press briefing on Friday, President Donald Trump said new guidance from the Centers for Disease and Prevention urges Americans to wear cloth face coverings in public.
"The CDC is advising the use of non-medical cloth face covering as a voluntary health measure," Trump said. "It is voluntary. They suggested for a period of time. This is voluntary.”
“The CDC is not recommending the use of medical grade or surgical grade masks," he added, noting things such as the N95 respirators need to be saved for medical professionals.
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For the more advanced do-it-yourself person that DOES know how to sew, skip to the last video for patterns and directions.