But a group of high school students in Palo Alto, Calif. are doing their part to help the cause.
“I first saw this request for shields on Facebook, so we started making our own,” Gunn High School student Isabella Yu said.
After all of her senior year activities were cancelled and school moved to online, Yu knew she had time to give back.
Yu and her fellow-students began to 3-D print parts for face shields to be used by medical personnel.
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Yu works alongside other area students at the student-ran makerspace called MakeX where these 3D printers can be used for any number of needs.
And now, that need is for public health.
Hospitals say they’re using 15 sets…