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Today, the local doctor and businesswoman have already produced dozens of the 3D-printed reusable face masks they co-created and received hundreds of inquiries about the equipment, which is one of many innovations aimed at protecting health care workers treating coronavirus infections.
Staff at the University of Idaho are doing their part to help healthcare workers dealing with shortages of protective gear by 3D printing face masks and face shields.
BankCDA announced today that they secured $17 million in loan funds for over 160 small businesses through the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). These funds will preserve over 2,100 local jobs in North Idaho and the surrounding region.
Gravity Payments, the tech company founded by an Idahoan that gained worldwide attention after offering employees a minimum salary of $70,000, has taken a huge financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
Hospitals are finding an unlikely ally in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Here in Idaho, St. Luke’s is partnering with Koenig Distillery — which is now using its supply of potato vodka to mass-produce hand sanitizer
Intermountain 3D Inc. is a 3D design engineering, prototypyng and production printing service. It is now using its equipment to produce face masks that can be cleaned and reused by healthcare professionals.
After more than 40 years of making custom sporting goods, Buck’s Bags is changing up its manufacturing line to make personal protective equipment.
Idaho State University departments across campus are teaming up to use 3D printers to produce components for face shields, N95-compliant facemasks and other personal protection equipment for use by ISU clinics, ISU health care workers, and Southeast Idaho emergency responders and health care workers.
Amid the COVID-19 challenges, one Idaho County business has found a way to turn lemons into lemonade. Or rather, materials into surgical masks and gowns.
The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health’s donation to this fund will be dispersed statewide through organizations who work with people affected by the virus, including those enduring economic hardship as a result of lost work.
An Idaho clothing company that created a T-shirt named #idahostrong in hopes of helping local restaurants has raised over $3,000 in less than two weeks. The Idaho Shirt Company is giving a $10 gift card to a local participating restaurant with the purchase of every T-shirt.