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Ford Motor Company supplies Kern County Hospitals with 5k FDA approved face masks

Ford Face Masks
Ford Face Masks
Ford Face Masks
Ford Face Masks
Posted at 7:44 AM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 10:44:12-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Ford Motor Company delivered 5,000 FDA approved face shields to Kern County hospitals Tuesday.

The Bakersfield Heart Hospital received 4,000 and Kern Medical Center received 1,000 from one of the first shipments from Ford to hospitals across the country in need of shields.

Ford officials said the face shields fully block the face and eyes from accidental contact with liquids and, when paired with N95 masks, can further limit potential exposure to the coronavirus than N95 respirators alone.