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Masks delivered to Jewell County by plane


A plane carrying KN95 masks landed at the Mankato Municipal Airport Friday afternoon. Members of the Jewell County Emergency Responders welcomed the two men who brought the delivery. They also delivered masks to Republic, Smith, Osborne, Mitchell and Cloud County. The masks were donated by the Patterson Family Foundation in Kansas City.

Friday Jewell County received KN95 masks for 10 percent of the population of the county. The donor of the masks was the Patterson Family Foundation.

The Foundation, a charitable family-led foundation in Kansas City, recently purchased a quantity of KN95 respirator masks and donated them for emergency use by more than 100 rural and semi-rural counties in Kansas and northwestern Missouri.

On Friday, a plane landed at the Mankato Municipal Airport to deliver the masks. To welcome the delivery were Jewell County emergency responders, Nancy Marihugh, health director; Lori Slate, hospital em...

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