The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
Here are some tutorials that will provide guidance on how to make your own face mask.
Face Mask Tutorials
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
The CDC advises the use of simple cloth face coverings to slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. Cloth face coverings fashioned from household items or made at home from common materials at low cost can be used as an additional, voluntary public health measure. (read more)
Colorado Mask Project
“We’re working to provide all Coloradans with DIY masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Together, we can protect ourselves & keep our communities safe.”
NY Times: How to sew a face mask
A tutorial on how to make your own fabric face mask from common household materials.
Ragmask – Ultra-simple, fast to make, great fitting mask
Optimizing for speed of construction / low skill necessary / material availability / “good enough” effectiveness. Current design is square-cuts-only, requires no pinning or pressing, and can be made in only a few minutes per mask if done in batches.
Instructables: DIY Cloth Face Mask
YouTube: No-sew face mask
This tutorial can be made with one t-shirt and a coffee filter or a paper towel to act as a filter. No sewing required.