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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Cohoes Residents Making a Difference by Making Masks for Health Care Workers

The Coronavirus pandemic has created a shortfall of face masks for healthcare workers. Cohoes residents have stepped in to help.

Sparked by a media report of an Indiana hospital putting out a call for people to begin sewing CDC compliant cloth masks, Cohoes resident Barbara LaMarche went to work. She first confirmed the need locally with Beverly Karpiak, who is on the Board of St Peter’s Health Partners, and then reached out to Khryn Rigney and others who sew to see if they would help.

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FACE MASK cheers (march 23 2020)