From: DCHAS Membership Chair <membership**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Respirator physicals?
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:37:49 -0400
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From: Margaret Rakas
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Respirator physicals?
Date: August 13, 2020 at 3:36:06 PM GMT-4

Monona--The N95 they used is #14--it's blue, which indicates it is a medical-grade (FDA-approved) N95. It's a 3M 1860 (you have to resize the photo).

The black mask is one that I've seen advertised "everywhere" and it has a )#(%*&#{()*$&#)(* exhalation valve. Which protects no one.

One thing is, we are constantly finding out new information about this virus. Like how it might not kill you if you're under 45 w/no preexisting conditions, but some otherwise healthy people get long-term lung or heart damage. Or it takes months to recover.

stay safe, folks-

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