Quarantine Survival: DiY Guides

The COVID-19 crisis had led to some ingenious hacks. Here are a few to help you prevent the spread of the disease.

With hand sanitizer in short supply, here’s a recipe for making your own from Healthline. It should be noted that washing your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds is the gold standard and far preferable to using hand sanitizer, whether store-bought or homemade, but this will do in a pinch.

The CDC recommends using a face covering to slow the spread of COVID-19 and many municipalities are requiring them when in public or if you’re entering or working in an essential business.

CNN has a guide to make a no-sew face mask using a bandana, t-shirt or square cotton cloth, coffee filter and rubber bands or hair ties.

If you’re more crafty and have access to a sewing machine, Sew Can She has 5 free DiY face mask tutorials.

If you’ve run out of Lysol, this YouTube video demonstrates how to make disinfectant spray at home using CDC and WHO methods and this Komando.com blog post has a comprehensive rundown of how to make disinfectant wipes.

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