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Mayo in La Crosse announces donation of masks in fight against COVID-19

Drew Kelly

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Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse has received a generous contribution to assist in fighting COVID-19.

According to a press release, the hospital has received a number of donations including 1,000 N95 masks which are used by other industries outside of healthcare.

The masks are used to protect against airborne particles and are being selectively used.

The CDC says the N95 mask would protect nurses when dealing with the Coronavirus.

Dr. Paul Molling of Mayo says they appreciate the support from the community in many different forms.

Born in Decorah Iowa. I've been a news reporter for the last 10 years, starting right out of college in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Other professional opportunities led me to Marshalltown, Iowa and Antigo Wisconsin, before I finally was afforded the opportunity here in La Crosse. I've been here since 2016. I also act as the voice of local sports, doing play by play of high school and college football and basketball. When not working I enjoy golfing.

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