Rep. Cunningham, Sen. Scott, others to help in donation of 250,000 masks in Charleston
CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) — Rep. Joe Cunningham, Sen. Tim Scott and Mayor John Tecklenburg helped distribute 250,000 KN95 masks to frontline medical workers and first responders in Charleston on Thursday.
According to a press release, the donation by inFocus Healthcare Consultants will be split with 150,000 masks to the City of Charleston and the Charleston County Medical Society and 100,000 going to Seacoast Church.
“inFocus Healthcare Consultants is honored to work alongside Congressman Cunningham, Senator Scott, Mayor Tecklenburg, and Seacoast Church to donate 250,000 critically-needed KN95 Respirator Masks to local first responders risking their personal safety and saving lives during the COVID-19 pandemic along with our church community and local school systems,” said Joshua Lambert, President of Charleston-based inFocus Healthcare Consultants.
“As COVID-19 infection rates continue to rise in the Charleston area, it’s more important than ever that we take the necessary steps to slow the spread, and wearing a mask is job number one. This generous donation by Mr. Lambert will go a long way in keeping our first responders and frontline workers healthy and able to continue the fight against COVID-19,” said Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg.