3M CEO: Our medical masks should not appear in stores

Target apologized for selling face masks while hospitals in Seattle faced a critical shortage

Target apologized for selling face masks while hospitals in Seattle faced a critical shortage

The face masks featured in the Deaconess Health System's video and other tutorials circulating online resemble basic surgical masks that doctors and nurses typically use when treating patients. "Nurses are putting our health and safety on the line every day during this pandemic, and it's not OK to deny us the protection we need". Facebook stockpiled 720,000 masks for that reason, which it has now donated to hospitals. Why are we not protecting the physicians?"The careful rationing of protective gear has become widespread policy around the country, following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that urged hospitals to marshal their resources ahead of an expected surge in infected patients.Because many hospitals operate under strict rules that bar them from speaking out, nurses and doctors have been reluctant to talk publicly about their growing concerns". On Monday evening, nurses at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the Bay Area protested this lack of personal protective equipment, or PPE. "We want to thank other local unions and the community for having our backs".

In the USA, health-care providers, such as Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire and Providence St. Joseph's Health in Seattle, Wash., have created kits with special fabric and elastic loops in them to distribute to volunteers willing to sew face masks for doctors and nurses.

In light of the medical professions shortage of face masks, its our duty to be responsible with these supplies.

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Maplewood based 3M says it has ramped up its production of N95 respirators to 35 million per month in the United States, 90 % of which are designated for healthcare workers.

According to reports, the hospital recently assessed its supplies and discovered it would have a shortage of masks if the coronavirus continued to spread.

A medical store owner told Geo News that a box of ordinary surgical masks that would have ordinarily cost somewhere between Rs300 to 400 was being sold for more than Rs2,000.

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The World Health Organization recommends only wearing a mask if you are sneezing, coughing or caring for someone with a suspected COVID-19 infection. How can I get them to health care workers? The DonatePPE spreadsheet (above) lists specific requirements for each hospital.

How can I get a mask if I need one? Roughly one person an hour is now dying in NY from covid-19, according to Mayor Bill De Blasio, who warned last night that "the worst is yet to come". "It gave us the certification that we needed to be able to do that", Roman said.

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