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Oregon fire chief loses 2 homes and station, ‘the whole town is gone’

A fire chief in western Oregon lost her two family homes and town fire station hours apart. Upper McKenzie Rural Fire Chief Christiana Rainbow Plews issued a level 3 evacuation order for residents to leave the McKenzie River area, while about 20 miles downriver from the fire's origins her family was evacuating their home.

Moms create coronavirus solutions: Why their PPE face shield is more effective than the pervasive cloth masks

Little Lives PPE to is helping children and adults reenter the world safely amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson and Alexandra Stanton founded Little Lives PPE to not only maintain the physical health of their children, but to also help children and adults alike maintain their mental health through being able to mitigate risk and safely attend school and work during COVID-19. The two founders discuss why face shields are much more effective than cloth masks in protecting the population from coronavirus.