Athletic Equipment Managers Association Launches Mask Initiative Across Intercollegiate Athletics

SOURCE: Athlete Viewpoint

Princeton, NJ and State College, PA — As the reality of our current situation with the coronavirus sets in, two organizations in intercollegiate athletics have partnered to help contribute one solution to a current problem. One of the most concerning developments with this pandemic is the need for protective gear, like facemasks, for healthcare workers. As has been reported in the news, healthcare workers use the N-95 mask which is a single use mask. But workers are re-using them because there aren’t enough replacements for their current supply. Making a fabric mask to go over the N-95 mask, which can then be rotated out and washed, will help provide additional personal and patient protection to these frontline heroes. 

There are also many other essential employees – grocery store clerks, hardware store employees, restaurant workers – who could benefit from any available added protection (masks and gloves) for themselves and the public they continue to serve. These employees are helping everyone maintain the vital supplies needed for sheltering in place, while putting their own health at risk. 

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