By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some local organizations made sure that healthcare workers in the Pittsburgh area received PPE equipment.READ MORE: Salvation Army Needs Donations For Angel Tree Program
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.READ MORE: Drop Box Locations Set up For Mail-In Ballots
“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.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating After Chick-Fil-A On McKnight Road Robbed
The groups say some of the masks will also be given to people who are homeless.