Memphians who own 3D printers are teaming up to support medical professionals in the battle against the COVID-19, and they’re doing it while safely quarantining at home.
“Anything we can do to help them have sort of an armor against this virus, keep them on the front lines, that’s going to benefit all of us,” said Rich Thompson, president of the Mid-South Makers.
Seeing the current problems with mask shortages in the health care industry, their 70-plus members decided they could help. The Mid-South Makers also has members who have formed sowing circles, producing cotton masks for patients and people visiting healthcare facilities. “We’re working together to make sure that every responder has personal protection equipment here in the Mid South,” said Thompson. “That’s the goal that’s animated us […]
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