Hand-Sewn Masks and Scrub Caps: how to

Donations and reusable, hand-sewn masks are being accepted.  These masks will be used by non-patient care staff as added protection as we face the COVID-19 crisis.  See below for specific instructions.

For instructions, click here.

Completed masks that meet these specifications can be brought to the Valley Medical Center Foundation Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday,  10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 2400 Clove Drive, San Jose.  Closed Sunday. All contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

If can’t sew but still want to help, you can donate funds so our sewing experts can purchase more materials by clicking here.

UPDATE: Cloth scrub caps also needed.

We are also accepting donation of cloth scrub caps.  See below for sample patterns.

Click here for Tie-back pattern and instructions

Click here for Elastic-back pattern and instructions

At this time, we do not have more specific guidance or instructions on materials, alternative designs and other considerations.  Please do your best with the materials you have during this unprecedented crisis  Your time and efforts are appreciated and send a message of support to healthcare workers everywhere.

To learn more about how you can help support healthcare workers at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, O’Connor Hospital, St. Louise Regional Hospital and clinic staff, click here or call 408-885-5299.

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