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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (WNEP) — Trinh Tran lives in Wilkes-Barre and FaceTimed with Newswatch 16 to give us a look inside her family’s living room. It has become an assembly line where her mother and two aunts are busy making home-made face masks.
Tran’s family members would normally be working, but are not working because of the governor’s non-essential business shutdown, but she tells Newswatch 16 they are not letting the skills they use at those jobs go to waste.
“This is Hong Le, she’s my mom, she normally works in the Men’s Warehouse and this is my aunt she works in the nail shop,” explained Tran.
The CDC says homemade masks should only be used as a last resort as their ability to protect against COVID-19 is unknown. If there are worn, they should be used in combination with a face shield that covers the front and sides of the face.
These ladies are aware of the recommendations but want to help any way they can.
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