Announcement: Lauri Nebel Cullen Admin · 6:26pm 3-25-20 Facebook: Masks for Green Bay Updated Status – March 25, 2020: The suitability and use of cloth facemasks in our hospitals is being evaluated as the COVID-19 epidemic has created a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). At this time, our plan is to make a small quantity of cloth facemasks […]
Please note: These current patterns may not have been approved for COVID19 safety by Bellin or HSHS (Prevea).
There are many efforts going on in our community to organize mask making. We established this page to provide a source for information.
Bellin and HSHS (Prevea) are in the process of testing and finalizing a pattern that will meet safety standards.
As soon as it is available, we will post the pattern so that sewing masks that meet safety criteria can begin!
In the meantime, Nursing Homes, and other healthcare organizations may be able to use a variety of cloth masks currently being made by volunteers.
WFRV is offering curbside pick-up within a 45 mile radius or if you are outside of that range, contact us and we will put you in touch with someone within your community who will assist. Contact us at Donations@wearegreenbay.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — With the rise of the novel coronavirus, health care professionals are dealing with shortages of protective gear. Local hospitals say their supply of N95 masks is running critically low and are calling on the community for donations. So, with needle and thread, volunteers have been working to keep our health care […]
ALGOMA, Wis. (WFRV) — The President of the Kewaunee Artisan Center says her group’s latest project was sparked when a local nurse asked for help. “I was contacted by a nurse, an RN Supervisor from Bellin Hospital,” Cheryl Daul told Local 5. “She asked to have masks made.” Daul set her group of quilters, 70 […]