Indiana-based SikhsPAC to donate $1 million worth of face masks to peaceful protesters
An Indiana-based, nonpartisan political action committee called SikhsPAC has pledged to donate over $1 million worth of face masks and face shields to peaceful protestors across the country. Peaceful protesters can request a free mask by using the coupon code “BLACKLIVESMATTER” at checkout. Organizations working to arrange peaceful protests can request free bulk orders by reaching out to FreeMasks@cleanxa.com or 317-308-1050. Click here to learn more >
Indianapolis Company Making PPE
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – New Indianapolis company CLEANXA has announced that it it is producing face masks, face shields and gowns intended for individuals who must leave their homes. Founder Gurinder Singh Khalsa says the Personal Protective Equipment will help save the medical masks needed for healthcare and emergency service providers. Read Story >
Indian-American Sikh sets up company to fulfill demand of masks, safety equipment in US
AMBALA: An Indian American entrepreneur has founded a company, Cleanxa, to fulfill the huge shortage of face masks and face shields and other protective equipment in the United States (US) during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read Story >
Amish workers make thousands of masks in Indiana
Over 400 Amish families in Indiana are now employed by Indianapolis start-up Cleanxa, a company that manufactures masks and other PPE. Cleanxa founder Gurinder Singh "Khalsa" says his "business is capable of producing 10,000 masks per day," most of which are cut, sewn and packaged by the Amish community. Read Story >
Pillowcase masks and trash-bag gowns. The bleak, deadly reality in California nursing homes
The masks are long gone, replaced by face covers fashioned from pillowcases. Cleaning supplies are dwindling. And when Maria Cecilia Lim, a licensed vocational nurse at an Orange County nursing home, needs a sterile gown, she reaches for a raincoat bought off the rack by desperate co-workers. Read Article >
Look at World-Related Stats that Masks Save Lives!
Western countries are experiencing higher rates of COVID-19 infections compared to Asian countries because of the West's aversion to wearing masks. We need universal mask-wearing to aid in lowering COVID-19's virality. Check out these stats >
CDC Now Recommends Everyone Wear Cloth Masks in Public.
There’s evidence that everyone should use masks in certain public settings. But there’s also a shortage of masks for health care workers. While the evidence is limited, research suggests that more mask use by the greater public could help stop the spread of Covid-19. Read Story >