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In an effort to make sure healthcare workers on the front lines are protected, the Community College of Rhode Island on Thursday donated a variety of medical supplies to the R.I. Department of Health
Seth Giguere, Jake Spencer, Johanna Gallo, all juniors, and Alec Montaquila, a senior, are using 3D printers to make face shields for front line health and safety workers.
Within the first few hours, the campaign had already raised more than $604,000 with much of the day still to come.
Philip Barber, chief operating officer of L&B Remodeling, said donating supplies to those on the front-lines of the coronavirus pandemic is something he will never forget.
Businesses across Southern New England are pitching in to help local hospitals low on supplies to protect them against COVID-19.
A West Warwick woman has been using her background in fashion and design to help make face masks for those in need.
As the state continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, a local soap manufacturer has donated 70,000 bars of soap to those who need it.
The nearly 20-inch-by-16-inch boxes are made of clear acrylic plastic and have holes in them that doctors can stick their hands through. The devices are meant to be placed over the head of a patient with COVID-19 during the intubation process, Clyne said.
Their tasting rooms are closed, but Rhode Island distillers are joining the fight against COVID-19 by repurposing distilled ethanol to produce hand sanitizer for those in need.
We are expanding manufacturing operations in a factory in Smithfield, Rhode Island, which also produces UVEX safety glasses.