Face Mask Warriors
In The News
Wisconsin Face Mask Warriors combine for huge numbers in Northeast Wisconsin
Volunteers exceed 140,000 masks donated
Good Things Going – Michigan Face Mask Warriors
Meet the Michigan Face Mask Warriors, a volunteer army of people serving our community in this difficult time. Their story is powerful, and their hard work does not go unnoticed!
Packers, Cenex® donate $10,000 to Wisconsin Face Mask Warriors
To help support the efforts of Zone 4 of the group, which covers 12 Northeast Wisconsin counties, the Green Bay Packers and Cenex® have teamed up to donate $10,000, half of which will go toward Cenex® gas cards for those making deliveries to facilities in need. The other half will go toward additional supplies for volunteers making the masks at home.
Local organizations join forces to make PPE for front line workers
The Michigan Face Mask Warriors don’t just distribute within Mid-Michigan. They’re also working with people outside of the state to create CDC approved personal protection materials made out of medical grade fabric.
Michigan group uses laser to help create face masks
FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (WLNS)– Groups and businesses in Mid-Michigan are teaming up to make face masks in a new high tech way.
Shawn Merem is the owner of Mission Impossible Print Shop in Fowlerville and owns a Trotec Speedy 400.
Michigan Center’s Amanda Feltner Helps “Michigan Face Mask Warriors” Serve Health Care
Thursday Is Turning Old Merch into Masks for Fans and Healthcare Professionals
They then detailed how they pulled stock from their webstore and sent it to “various grassroots organizations in NJ who will convert them into ‘fabric’ face masks to assist the frontline workers.” Namely, NJ Maskmakers and FaceMaskWarriors.
Mission Impossible Print Shop collaborating with facemask warriors.
Cutting Medical Grade Material for facemasks produced and donated to our Medical professionals and law enforcement.
Meet Southern Illinois’ sewing warriors. They’re making hundreds of masks for front-line workers.
cross Southern Illinois, people are reporting for COVID-19 pandemic duty with an unlikely weapon: their sewing machines.
Collectively, they have made hundreds of homemade face masks for paramedics, nurses, doctors, nursing home staff, drivers, cooks and others …
Citizens step up to help provide protective gear
Whether working individually or in small — socially distanced — groups, Villagers by the dozens have picked up material and fired up their machines to join the global appeal for protective equipment …
Reno crafters are making masks for hospitals, frontline workers’ fight against coronavirus
Reno-area hospitals and health care facilities are leaning heavily on the hundreds, if not thousands, of homemade masks that local residents and businesses are making as the community tries to stave
Face Mask Warriors try to meet northeast Wisconsin’s demand
“We are at 100,000 thousand mask orders currently. A little bit over that actually.”
Benecke, a health care worker herself, currently has over 500 volunteers making masks to keep up with the demand. The volunteers include people willing to …
Many are sewing cloth face masks from home for medical professionals who need it
Many practicing social distancing have seen a need to take up a new hobby while stuck at home: sewing cloth masks in case of a shortage for medical professionals…
Face Mask Warriors sew hundreds for local frontline workers.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WLUK) — The Wisconsin Face Mask Warriors are helping sew face masks for health care workers and …
Face Mask Warriors was featured in a news article in the News & Observer titled ‘Gov. Cooper issues statewide stay-at-home order as NC coronavirus cases maintain a high rate of increase.‘ The article calls out…
Triangle quilters sew homemade face masks for hospital workers amid supply shortage
APEX, N.C. (WNCN) – Some quilters in the Triangle are stepping in to help as hospitals run low on supplies amid the …
In The News
NC State producing material for 500,000 surgical masks per day
According to a story from WECT.com, NC State’s Nonwovens Institute is manufacturing material that can produce up to 500,000 surgical masks per day.
NC State’s Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is using its two research and training pilot production lines to produce face mask materials that will be used to protect medical workers on
Everyone should wear face ‘masks’ in public, CDC now recommends
People should wear nonsurgical cloth face coverings when they go out in public during the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended…
Testing Shows Type of Cloth Used in Homemade Masks Makes a Difference, Doctors Say
Homemade masks can play an important role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic but the type of fabric used is key to…
Coronavirus: Expert panel to assess face mask use by public
Should more of us wear face masks to help slow the spread of coronavirus?
This question is to be assessed by a panel of advisers to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The group will weigh up research on …
Coronavirus: US ‘considers cloth face masks for public’
US health authorities are debating whether to recommend face coverings for everyone when they go out in public.
One internal memo for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that…
C.D.C. Weighs Advising Everyone to Wear a Mask
Widespread use of nonmedical masks could reduce community transmission. But recommending their broad use could also cause a run on the kind of masks that …
CDC considering recommending general public wear face coverings in public
Should we all be wearing masks? That simple question is under review by officials in the U.S. government and has sparked a grass-roots pro-mask movement. But there’s still no …
Articles about the Face Mask Shortage
Duke says it has found a way to safely reuse masks worn when treating COVID-19 patients
Duke Health says it will stretch its supply of specialized masks used by health care workers treating coronavirus patients by decontaminating and reusing them.
Duke will use vaporized hydrogen peroxide to treat N95 masks at …
NC textile mill ‘heeds call of nation,’ gears up to make 10 million face masks per week
Amid warnings of an impending shortage of protective equipment for medical staff, a Gastonia-based textile company is organizing a national effort to ramp up production of face masks for…