Vegas professor making, donating masks to healthcare workers

Posted at 10:26 PM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 01:26:08-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Masks are an excellent way to keep yourself and others safe during the coronavirus pandemic, but they can be tough to come by, especially for emergency workers.

Jay Tan, a local licensed nurse practitioner and assistant professor at UNLV, is making face shields and masks for hospital workers.

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The local Filipino American community has helped Tan, who has donated the masks to UMC, Southern Hills, Centennial, Desert Springs, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center.