Colin Hanks shared on Instagram. All you need is a piece of fabric (e.g. kerchief, scarf, t-shirt, pillowcase) that is roughly 21x21 inches, and two hair ties, the actor noted. Hanks said he had "been looking around online” for how to make a mask with a bandana when he stumbled upon this "pretty easy” method.

You can also get crafty by using the cup of a bra and stapling, gluing, or sewing shoe strings or elastic to either side of the mask to fit it to the head. (Yes, there’s a video for that.)

The bottom line: In the event you’re an asymptomatic carrier, it won't hurt to make your own mask for trips to the grocery store, or other essential outings. This will help to slow the spread of coronavirus via people who are silent carriers.

The coronavirus pandemic is unfolding in real time, and guidelines change by the minute. We promise to give you the latest information at time of publishing, but please refer to the CDC and WHO for updates.

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