Have you heard of the new “Code Rocky” being called at some hospitals?

It’s when COVID-19 patient gets discharged alive, and the Rocky Theme Song gets played in the overhead speakers throughout the hospital. As the patient makes their way to the exit door they are given a clapping ovation by health care workers on either side of the hallway!  Inspiration we need in these trying times. See the following “Rosie the Riveter” blog on the many ways our communities and businesses are getting behind our healthcare heroes!

  • Fabric masks are for PUBLIC USE!
  • Know any sewing companies or quilters for face masks? Can they be worn over N95 masks to extend the lifespan?
    • South Korea flattened the curve quicker when the public wore masks & our USA Health officials and government are asking us to do the same!

Dr. Scott Segal & Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Health/Government officials state N95 masks need to be reserved for health care workers.
      The Recommended MASKS for the public have:

    • two layers of heavyweight “quilters cotton” with a thread count of at least 180
    • had thicker and tighter weave
    • Lesser quality fabrics also worked well, as long as they had an internal layer of flannel
    • “You do want to use a woven fabric, like batik,” Segal said, “but you don’t want to use a knit fabric, because the holes between the knit stitches are bigger.”
    • In other words, if the fabric allows for a substantial amount of light to shine through, it’s probably going to allow tiny viral particles through, as well. NO T-SHIRT material.
    • Whole article:

Denise Kean, Pres.
Keeping Seniors on Their Feet & Thriving!

I provide Fall Prevention Classes to MDs, Medical Professionals, Insurance Companies and Senior Communities. Let’s decrease re-hospitalizations!

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