Posted: April 20, 2020 at 5:58 am
Fillmore County Public Health is still accepting sewn masks, sewn gowns, and sewing materials to address COVID-19. The goal is to obtain 5,000 sewn masks and 500 sewn gowns. As of April 18, 617 masks and 11 gowns have been donated and distributed to area communities. Sewing materials accepted include cotton cloth and elastic. See the Fillmore County Public Health website for a pattern and instructions for making twenty-four masks at a time. Gown patterns are now available onsite from Fillmore County Public Health.
Materials are welcome Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Place donations and forms in the gray tote outside of the upper level of the Fillmore County Office Building located at 902 Houston Street NW, Preston, MN 55965. Please call 507-765-2642 with questions.