Faculty Manager Will Pennstrom dropping off supplies at the Hollister Fire Department. Photo provided.

Business / Economy

Cannabis business donates personal protective equipment

Euphoric Life gives gloves, masks and alcohol to first responders and farmworkers.

Robotics Team 6884: Deep-Space (Taken earlier this year, pre-shutdown)

Education / Schools

SBHS Robotics Club manufactures gear for medical workers

Students use 3D printers to make surgical mask straps and face shields.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital staff wearing face shields fabricated by Pacific Scientific. Photo provided by Richard Henderson.


Pacific Scientific supplies hospital with face shields

Engineers use open source model as a starting point.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.


County receives defective masks from state

Office of Emergency Services manager says they’d been in storage a long time.

SBC Sheriff Deputy Peter O'Day suited up in personal protective equipment. Photo provided by SBC Sheriff's Office.

Police / Fire

First responders speak on coronavirus preparedness

Police, fire and sheriff’s deputies wear personal protection equipment when necessary and limit in-person contact.