State Fair of Virginia aids in mask-making effort

The State Fair of Virginia is inviting all crafters, quilters and others who create with textiles to help make face masks for health care professionals.

As Virginia faces a rise in COVID-19 cases, health care workers and facilities across the state are grappling with the respirator and face mask shortage affecting the entire nation.

Responding to local demand and the growing movement to make homemade face masks to support health care providers, fair organizers are asking its community of crafters to start sewing.

“It’s an effort to connect our crafters to the current local need and…

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