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Thursday, 02 April 2020 17:23

OH Auto Glass Shop Helps to Supply WV Hospital with Protective Equipment

Written by Alex Hines, 12 WBOY News

Like many businesses, Murray’s Auto Glass in Marietta, OH, has been closed as part of the precautions against the COVID-19 pandemic.

But when a nurse friend of owner Dennis Farrar came to him worried for her safety, he and his crew jumped in to help by shifting production from auto glass to face masks.

 

“That was the initial idea. I thought, gosh, we could make these. I’ve got the 1/32nd polycarbonate in stock, I’ve got 10 sheets, it’s sitting here. We closed anyway, so why not?” Farrar explained.

 

His crew started small, making only a dozen of the face masks, and sending them to the WVU Medicine hospital in Parkersburg, WV. He explained they’re not built like the ones hospital staff may be used to, but they come with some advantages, too.

 

To read more, see 12 WBOY News

 

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