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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Masks in classrooms will be lifted after the spring semester

Alexandra Golden, Assigning Editor April 14, 2022

Masks will no longer be required in classrooms starting May 19.   The announcement came in an email addressed to Kent State students, faculty and staff from Manfred van Dulmen, senior associate...

The table of free masks located on the first floor of Satterfield Hall, the English building.

Free masks available to those in Kent

Madeleine Majikas Reporter February 21, 2022

Residents of Kent are able to protect themselves and slow the spread of COVID-19 with free masks around the city.Government initiatives have given residents access to free N95 and KN95 masks in pharmacies...

Masks required indoors, on public transportation across Kent State campuses

Kelsey Paulus Reporter August 4, 2021

Masks are once again mandatory while indoors and on public transportation at all Kent State campuses, effective immediately, according to a press release published by the Office of the Provost Tuesday. Students,...

Tim Kilduff

Courtesy of Tim Kilduff May 3, 2021

Longtime Hopkinton resident Tim Kilduff is the president and founder of the 26.2 Foundation. His involvement with the Boston Marathon dates back to 1979.

Ford has received patent-pending approval for an innovative new clear respirator it expects to certify to N95 standards of virus elimination. The transparent, low-cost, reusable respirators enable a full range of human expression, allowing people to better communicate with each other and aiding those with hearing impairments to help read lips that are today blocked by conventional cloth and filtered masks.

Ford receives a patent for a new, clear respirator mask that they expect to be just as effective as an N95

Leah Asmelash, CNN February 3, 2021

(CNN) -- Ford Motor Company is best known for its cars, but in the Covid-19 pandemic, the manufacturer is branching out.Ford has received patent-pending approval for a new, clear respirator mask, the company...

Alyssa Hertz, junior fashion design major, works at her sewing machine creating masks to donate to hospitals in need. 

Sewing with a purpose: Kent State student creates masks to donate amid COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing shortages in the U.S. for items like bread, hand sanitizer and toilet paper at local stores. But for first responders and medical personnel, the critical shortage of N95...

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