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MiraCosta College plans to create face shields, other equipment for hospitals


Last updated 4/7/2020 at 11:15am

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - MiraCosta College could soon be manufacturing thousands of face masks, hundreds of face shields, and scores of

decontamination boxes as part of a statewide effort to ramp up production of personal protective equipment in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, it announced today.

Instructors at MiraCosta College's Technology Career Institute in Carlsbad -- using the institute's machine and engineering shops and 3D printers -- have already developed prototypes and are ordering parts for hospital face shields.

Officials hope to begin manufacturing up to 100 face shields d...

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