Local heroes sewing facemasks to protect against Coronavirus
April 16, 2020
The number of medical supplies such as face masks began to dwindle as COVID-19 continued to spread.
Once again, members of the community took it upon themselves to help out in any way they knew how.
Alicia Sims Hobbs and Katrina Ivey-Chapman, just to name a couple, have begun making masks for themselves and others once they saw a need.
"I had left over fabric and just wanted to help," said Hobbs.
Orders have mostly been for individuals, but some have been group orders for businesses who were deemed essential.
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