Lots of open source health care resources:

Open Source Hardware in Health and Care

Corona Care Maker Initiatives


What can Careables do to support 1

Collections like this 1

Open Hardware/Maker Initiatives 1

National 2

Careables Items 2

Face masks 3

Gadgets 5

Events 5

Press Coverage
Environmental testing for Coronavirus using BeagleBone and other open-source hardware 5

Fundraising / Calls 5

Open Non-Hardware Knowledge 6

Personal Precautions 6

Remote Working & Events 6

Visuals 7

What can Careables do to support

Try and support makerlabs printing coordination, collect and disseminate information around the globe.

Collections like this

COVIDbase – is a work-in-progress curated list of projects, news, and data related to COVID-19.


Open Hardware/Maker Initiatives

Open Source COVID19 Medical Supplies: Our mission is to provide transparent, accurate, medically-reviewed content that will help communities around the world develop open source medical supplies.

Helpful Engineering


We are working on medical devices, such as open-source ventilators, to have a fast and easy solution that can be reproduced and assembled locally worldwide.


Corona Virus Tech Handbook - a crowdsourced resource for technologists building things related to the coronavirus outbreak

3D Printer & Talent Public Crowdsourcing for COVID-19

Covid Accelerator



is helping all innovators and its 3D printers are available for scientifically, medical and health validated projects to fight Covid19 in Spain, Europe and all around the world. Get in touch with us at covid19help@bcn3d.com

#HackCorona – An online hackathon for public protection from COVID-19


France: Makers on COVID19 FB Group

Germany: #WirVsVirus Hackathon

Careables Items

Ventilators :arrow_upper_right:

A section split off from Hardware to focus just on making ventilators.

Design Library for DIY Ventilators https://diyventilators.com/?fbclid=IwAR1kpm-wvQ_XTmrPzGFRhtCZkT8rPVc_9YO-0f_tZ3nKoL72IoJuv9TmQ4I

Open Source Ventilator


Low-Cost Open-Source Ventilator-ish Device

Respirator valve:

Air Filter:

Savegrabber - open door without touching the handle, press knobs without touching - an additional barrier for the coronavirus

Another door opener:

Doorknob Handle

Handy Tool for Buttons/Handles

Non-contact foot-based door latch

Gas Pump Handle Holder

Handy Tool for Buttons (Kid)

Button press tool with a protective sleeve

Hot Water Inhaler

UV Sterilizer

U-Shaped Virus Water Trap Filler

Acrylic board stand for blocking droplet

Face masks

Open Source Masked


COVID-19 Modified Creality mask with optional Y splitter, one-way vents and HEPA filter addon

Covid Coronavirus Face Mask

More masks:


mask clip:

Face mask hook:



Full Face Mask:


Coronavirus Covid-19 Custom Message Display Board

Surgical Mask holder - desktop


#WirVsVirus Hackathon

Calling the global data science community to #HACKCORONA

Press Coverage

Environmental testing for Coronavirus using BeagleBone and other open-source hardware

People Are Trying to Make DIY Ventilators to Meet Coronavirus Demand

Medical company threatens to sue volunteers that 3D-printed valves for life-saving coronavirus treatments

Fundraising / Calls

Applications welcome from startups and SMEs with innovative solutions to tackle Coronavirus outbreak

Open Non-Hardware Knowledge

Personal Precautions

Bay Area General COVID19 Protocol


Covid personal precautions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zA0vK9ExNRIPPyQN1sLBfRchn-dUUwjjxwcEmhw8ixg/edit

Covid at home:

Effect preparation worksheet: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fLVBQbv0713pXKkJ4eBRIDkj0TJN1XHrtDMRYWvI4IA/edit#heading=h.vvcrvc6273s4

Covid Q&A: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14zYcXZeAmsnyqQcJbsstmJd5VT-3mfuZ8cVnKegRrec/edit

Remote Working & Events

Best practice for working from home & event alternatives

Volunteering App in Denmark

Corona no-panic handbook

Anarchists Survival Guide for the Coronavirus

Covid-19 updates for startups: http://blog.eladgil.com/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-update-for-startups.html

Coronavirus Country Comparator:

High Temperature and High Humidity Reduce the Transmission of COVID-19


A peer-reviewed scientific source to check out last science insights (especially for medics): https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus