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Will My Local Hospital Accept Homemade Masks?

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Around Los Angeles, expert stitchers and sew shops are offering their extra fabric and their self-quarantine time to make masks for health care workers.

But will local hospitals even accept non-medical-grade masks?

The homemade versions are usually flat and made from cotton -- a far cry from the N95s that snugly fit around the nose and mouth to filter out particulates and droplets.

We called around to local hospitals to find out.

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I Can Sew Homemade Masks. Will Hospitals Use Them Against Coronavirus?