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Community members making face masks to help fight COVID-19

 

Photo Courtesy of Sondra Forrester

Lisa Torgramsen sewing together a face mask.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to impact the world, and Alaska, many people are doing their part to mitigate its spread. People are working from home, self-isolating, and social distancing. A recent health alert by the state of Alaska recommends that people begin wearing face masks when in public, as well.

"Scientific evidence available to date indicates that asymptomatic and presymptomatic shedding of the virus that causes COVID-19 is occurring," the April 3 health alert reads. "This means that people who have no symptoms whatsoever may be infected with the virus and capable of transmitti...



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