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Don Bosco Technical College produced face shields and more to aid combat against COVID-19

The Don Bosco Technical College (DBTC) along with various donors, has produced medical personal protective equipment such as face shields and aerosol boxes to aid our frontliners in the ongoing combat against the deadly Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Don Bosco Technical College produced face shields and more to aid combat against COVID-19
Photo from Fr. Chito's Facebook page

Face shields and more to help in the fight against COVID-19 

Local leading newspaper Manila Bulletin reported that the school and its donors have already produced 3,030 face shields and a number of aerosol boxes that will be distributed to hospitals throughout Metro Manila.
DBTC's shield production team
DBTC's shield production team

With the help of Fr. Chito, the school has conducted a donation drive that distributed  55,000 surgical masks, 9,800 surgical gloves, 2,384 booties and shoe covers, 1,770 bunny suits and gowns, 1,622 N95 masks, and 220 goggles and face shields.

Apart from the face shields and aerosol boxes, the school is now preparing to produce washable face masks. It is a textile face mask that is washable and reusable. The team has produced 100 face masks last March 30, 2020.

Fr. Chito also revealed that the school's campaign against the virus has also reached a group of engineer alumni based aboard to come up with prototypes of a ventilator and a disinfection chamber.

The school is currently asking for donations of materials to be made into PPE. You can send it to the DBTC campus in Kalentong, Mandaluyong City.

The materials are needed are:

1. Insulation foam, one-inch thick
2. Duct tape
3. Electrical tape
4. Activated carbon
5. 1-liter plastic bottles
6. Cotton
7. 100-percent cotton fabrics
8. Fabric pillowcases
9. White thread
10. Double adhesive tape
11. Acetate sheets

To read Manila Bulletin's full report, click here.

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