Fillmore County Public Health would like to thank all community members who have donated supplies and beautifully constructed masks and gowns. Fillmore County Public Health is still accepting sewn masks and gowns to address COVID-19 response needs. The goal is to obtain 5,000 sewn masks and 500 sewn gowns. As of May 22, 2,756 sewn masks and 159 gowns have been donated and distributed to areas of community need. See the Fillmore County Public Health website for a pattern and instructions for making twenty-four masks at a time. Gown patterns and fabric are now available onsite from Fillmore County Public Health.
Materials are welcome Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM. Place donations and forms in the gray tote outside of the upper level of the Fillmore County Office Building located at 902 Houston Street NW, Preston, MN 55965. Please call 507-765-2642 with questions. Thanks for your help and support!