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First responders and health care workers will get clean masks easier and more efficiently [View all]

https://www.localmemphis.com/mobile/article/news/health/coronavirus/first-responders-health-care-workers-decontaminated-masks/522-9fe62f80-f20e-4e56-b186-3b5531f96968

Company sets up shop to decontaminate face masks for first responders and health care workers amidst a mask shortage.

Author: Rebecca Butcher
Published: 10:27 PM CDT May 14, 2020
Updated: 10:54 PM CDT May 14, 2020

JACKSON, Tenn. — An airport hanger in Jackson, Tennessee, is housing more than airplanes. Inside N95 respirators will be set for recycling.

“Our goal is to receive the masks and send them back out within 72 hours," said Ryan Stahlin, the site lead at Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System.

Stahlin says Battelle is working to address the current shortage of personal protective equipment or PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic. For healthcare workers on the front lines, a mask is part of their safety net. Crates now empty will see thousands of masks cleaned with hydrogen peroxide vapor.

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