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Team Corona Busters - Sewing and distributing face masks in response to the spread of COVID-19.

Tuesday 04/14/20

Thank you for the generous gift of fabrics and thread from Superbuzzy! Elle and I will be making pediatric oncology patient masks today. We made a prototype after crafting a 100 adult masks yesterday and after much discussion we are ready to go. It’s more difficult without a child to test on! Its great to…
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Sunday 04/12/20

We are very proud of our member base. In addition to members in the United States, our base reaches out to 17 other countries including Barbados, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, and Tonga. A warm welcome to all of our international members.


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Friday 04/10/20

Busy day with many drop offs and deliveries. Running smoothly, volunteers were treated to Starbucks drinks gifted from a fan. Very nice. Planning next stages over dinner with my shelter in place partners Eleanor and Dennis. We are set and prepped for a big day tomorrow. Sewing for 3 weeks today! Hey happy 3 week anniversary to us! 


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Tuesday 04/07/20

I asked my husband, that night after my first day of sewing 3/20…. will we know someone that will die?He said yes. He was right. I’ve been sewing with my daughter Eleanor, sometimes frantically, always pushing, for 18 days now. Thinking, breathing , doing, feeling. Must make masks must save lives. Wake up, start again.…
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Monday 04/06/20

Over 400 masks put into hands of nurses before shifts just tonight.


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Sunday 04/05/20

Nurses love our masks! They typically wear them for their shift and place them over their N95 masks. They take the face masks home and wash them with their scrubs. Now that some hospitals are only giving their nurses one N95 mask, asking them to “clean” them, reuse them for 2 to 5 shifts –…
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Saturday 04/04/20

Nice work team!Over 100 masks sent to Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, CA by 1:30 pm today. At least 200 more going to Ventura County Medical Center and St. John’s. Today!!!!


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Friday 04/03/20

President Trump said Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that people wear cloth or fabric face coverings, which can be made at home, when entering public spaces such as grocery stores and public transit stations. It is mainly to prevent those people who have the virus — and might not know it —…
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Thursday 04/02/20

As of late Thursday night, there were more than 1 million COVID-19 cases worldwide and over 53,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. The U.S. has been hit hard by the pandemic, with more than 245,000 cases and almost 6,000 deaths.


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Wednesday 04/01/20

Today, with a city wide team cutting masks, sewing perimeters, delivering , cutting and making bias Eleanor Louise and I had a record breaking day.140+ masks made! 120 are already on the floors of VCMC, St Johns and Cottage Hospitals. We are saving lives. A nurse told me today that every mask saves at least one life.…
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