CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
It took an extremely short amount of time for a group of 16 churches and local technology entrepreneurs to purchase 200,000 N95-type masks for around $280,000.
Typically, they make 3D printed pieces that deal with entertainment and nostalgia to business signs and custom designs, but now the two have shifted their focus to produce face shields for hospital workers and first responders.
A Local sports gear company is making thousands of reusable face masks and other gear to lower the risk of the coronavirus. Millennium Gear is making the masks and other gear hoping to have a huge impact on the spread of COVID-19 in Indiana and other places.
A family-owned company in the small town of Washington, Indiana is now working overtime, quite literally, to keep health care workers protected.
When employees at McKim’s IGA heard that local schools were closing down to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus, they knew they had to do something.
The Colts owner is donating the masks to the Indiana State Department of Health to be distributed to the hospitals where they are most urgently needed.
The paint and coating manufacturing company is donating 1,500 gloves and 5,000 N95 masks, which are protective devices designed to achieve a very close facial fit and effectively filter airborne particles. The products, which Sherwin-Williams sells in its retail stores, have been delivered to Stout Field in Indianapolis.
After IU Health contacted him about 3D printing masks, Webb, 27, hauled home five 3D printers from Herman B Wells Library at IU. He loaded each 50-pound printer onto a mailroom cart, tossed them into a van, took them home and set them up in his front room.
Maker13 and the Jeffersonville workshop’s owner, John Riley, are using 3D printing equipment to make face shields for hospitals, with help from community partners. The face shields can extend the lifespan of face masks crucial for protecting medical workers as they treat COVID-19 patients.
Normally, Fountain Square’s Howl + Hide shop is producing quality handbags and leather accessories. But since the Coronavirus outbreak hit, owner Christian Resiak is doing his part for his community by producing hundreds of protective masks for central Indiana hospitals and health care facilities.
It started as just a hobby, but now they are using their 3D printing side hustle to help protect people from the coronavirus.
When a history teacher at New Palestine High School was told there was a need to make face shields, he figured out a way to make them and enlisted others to his cause.