• For cops, coronavirus the latest threat of disease | Commentary

    9 days ago - By Orlando Sentinel

    His vest can stop a bullet, but it can't stop a virus. So when Frank Chisari leaves for work these days, his wife wishes he would wear an N95 face mask. The thought makes her husband grin. “My wife is always like that,” Chisari said. “They marry us knowing the intrinsic nature of this job and the...
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  • Starbucks Is Giving Free Coffee To First Responders And Healthcare Workers

    Starbucks Is Giving Free Coffee To First Responders And Healthcare Workers

    9 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    All front-line responders will get free coffee from Starbucks as the pandemic continues
    Starbucks is announcing that they are now offering free coffee to anyone working along the front lines to help with the COVID-19 outbreak as a way of thanking them for their help.
    Now through May 3, individuals who identify as a first-responder or healthcare worker will receive a free tall brewed coffee, hot or iced, from Starbucks. Eligible customers include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff, and medical researchers.
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  • JoAnn Fabrics Is Providing Free Supplies So Anyone Can Make Protective Masks

    9 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    The make-your-own-mask kits are free and can be picked up curbside at JoAnn Fabrics stores
    Craft store JoAnn Fabrics is providing a way for everyone to help healthcare workers working along the front lines during the coronavirus crisis. The chain store is giving away kits to the public so anyone can make masks for doctors, nurses, and other first responders .
    As the spread of COVID-19 grows worse, doctors and nurses are running short on N95 masks , which protect against virus transmissions. In some cases, medical workers have been forced to sanitize and reuse their masks, going against CDC...
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