Multiple local organizations came together to help Pittsburgh's medical community.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some local organizations made sure that healthcare workers in the Pittsburgh area received PPE equipment.

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On Friday, several groups gave out N-95 masks and face shields in preparation for a potential fall wave of COVID-19. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says it’s another example of the community coming together during the pandemic.

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“You’ve got the Huntington Bank, you’ve got the Allegheny Medical Society, you’ve got Light of Life Mission, you’ve got the Foundation Community donating PPEs, putting out the N-95 masks, which are more protective than the traditional masks we have,” Fitzgerald said on Friday.

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The groups say some of the masks will also be given to people who are homeless.