The Seattle Southend SEWers group has assembled dozens of South Seattleites committed to making medical masks during the COVID-19 pandemic
by Andrew Engelson
Like most confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, South Seattle resident Jessica Breznau was looking for a way to lend a hand during the crisis, while also finding an activity to keep her mind off the constant stream of terrible news.
Late last week, while chatting with friends who are nurses in other parts of the country, Breznau heard about volunteer efforts to make medical-grade surgical masks in their homes. Breznau –– full disclosure: she’s a friend and neighbor –– did a little research and found that Providence Medical Center in Seattle had a put out a call for experienced volunteer sewers to make medical masks in their 100 Million Mask Challenge. Continue reading South End Volunteers Sew Medical Masks During Coronavirus Shortage