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No-Panic Guide Live: Homemade Masks

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

The CDC’s recent recommendation that everybody wear face coverings has more people looking for easy-to-get options. Curious about the specifics of when to wear face coverings or how to even make your own? KPCC infrastructure correspondent and avid seamstress Sharon McNary has you covered. Audiences joined Sharon and KPCC In Person on Wednesday, April 8 at 2:30pm as she walked us through a quick tutorial on converting that old cotton T-shirt into a brand-new face covering. Additionally, Sharon checked in with small business owner and former nurse Sonia Smith-Kang about her recent shift from making children’s clothes to creating handmade masks. 

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Editor's note: Sonia Smith-Kang is the founder of mixed Up Clothing, Inc. and is a member of Southern California Public Radio's Regional Advisory Council.

An important note: Please keep in mind that what is known about the virus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, is still evolving. This information does not constitute professional medical advice. For questions regarding your own health, always consult a physician.