Mining company Vale responds, offering to donate 500 masks
Health Sciences North is receiving offers of personal protective equipment, following an online plea from a doctor at the Sudbury hospital.
In a Facebook post Friday evening, Dr. Lacey Pitre said the hospital needs N95 masks, and called on anyone who might have the protective respirator masks — from veterinarians, to construction workers to mining companies — to contact the hospital.
“If you have any N95 masks and you are not using them for direct patient care – reach out to our team at HSN. They will be used”, Pitre wrote in her post, which she called a “request of the utmost importance.” Continue Reading →