Skip to main contentSkip to footer content

April 2020 Archive

TTUHSC Team Decontaminates PPE to Solve Shortages

One suggested way to reduce the stress COVID-19 has placed on the PPE supply chain is to extend the lifetime of existing equipment. With that in mind, a team from TTUHSC has been studying a method that can decontaminate used PPE, especially N95 masks and face shields.

Adherence to Mitigation Strategies Crucial as Manufacturers Struggle to Keep Up

While COVID-19 has caught America off-guard in many ways, one of the most significant is our nation-wide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE)—something that is already affecting West Texas.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University Join Forces to Develop 3D-Printed Face Masks, Shields to Fight COVID-19

A collaborative group of faculty from Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) are joining forces to create 3D-printed face shields and face masks for health care workers in hopes of fighting the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).