Best Materials for Mask Making

The New York Times reported yesterday (April 5) on scientists’ findings about the best mask-making materials during the COVID-19 pandemic. The main criterion used was how well each material worked to filter microscopic particles. During the materials tests, the following materials scored well: HEPA furnace filters vacuum cleaner bags 600-count pillowcases in layers flannel pajamas … More Best Materials for Mask Making

Making Masks Meets Major Need

Loren Bast, Executive Director of Bainbridge Prepares, and his team asked themselves at the start of COVID-19, What can we do, being as scientific as possible, to help? After speaking with doctors on the Island who are also members of BP’s Medical Reserve Corps, the team identified mask making as the best use of resources … More Making Masks Meets Major Need