Community Outreach and Education
Delhi Hospital & Clinics Community Outreach Initiative
In an effort to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Delhi Hospital & Clinics is eager to partner with the community through a new outreach initiative entitled, Homemade. Homemade is a program that joins community members, patients, and healthcare workers together through the heart of homemade face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Homemade Face Masks Sewing Kit Pick Up
Sewing kits can be picked up at the Community Outreach building (white house across from Delhi Hospital ER on Tamburo Street) by appointment only. These sewing kits are available to produce around 25 homemade face masks.
Homemade Face Mask Drop Off
Face masks can be dropped off at the Community Outreach building by appointment only. The masks must be in a sealed container, such as a Ziploc bag.
Whitney Hutto - 318-878-6459 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Outreach Coordinator
Do you already have everything to make homemade face masks? Click Here to download the CDC approved face mask tutorial to begin making homemade face masks today.
We are "sew" thankful for your dedication and willingness to serve out community during this time.
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