Urgent Call for Manufacturers of Medical Equipment from Wisconsin

In fabric shops and on factory floors, the race is on to make and manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) in the United States, including Wisconsin before supplies run out for those on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. Medical staff wear face shields over face masks while treating patients to protect against flying respiratory droplets that can transmit COVID-19, such as from coughs and sneezes but now more than ever protective equipment of all kinds has become hard to find. Healthcare workers have shared that face shields are especially critical because staff now wear them routinely during the race against the war of COVID-19. Here in Wisconsin, the Chippewa Valley and our community that we call home, organizations at the County and local levels are looking to help identify any Wisconsin companies [...]