Sanford Health accepting mask donations


Sanford Health says they are now accepting homemade cloth face masks, in addition to N95 masks.

Sanford says they’re following a recent change in recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Acceptable cloth face masks must be made from: quilting cotton, t-shirts, denim, duck cloth, canvas or twill. The CDC has a step by step guide on how to make a face covering.

In Sioux Falls, donations can be made by contacting Nona Bixler. You can call at 605-333-5273 or email her at

Sanford says the alternative face masks will be made available to Sanford and Good Samaritan Society employees who do not perform direct care to patients and residents.

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