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Personnel from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) pick up 19 ventilators, six respirators, and boxes of PPE from Santa Monica College’s Bundy Campus — which houses Santa Monica College’s Health Sciences Department and the SMC Respiratory Therapy Program — on April 4. The equipment was from SMC, East Los Angeles College, and Orange Coast College. About 23 California community colleges have donated equipment to hospitals fighting coronavirus. Photos submitted
SMC engineering-physics professor Tram Dang (pictured), along with her colleagues interaction design professor Maxim Safioulline and art professor Christopher Badger, is using a 3D printer to design and print masks and face shields for healthcare workers at USC Keck School of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Los Feliz, and more.
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6:00 am PDT April 12, 2020
Santa Monica College (SMC), East Los Angeles College (ELAC) and Orange Coast College were among 23 California Community Colleges across the state to donate ventilators, respirators, and personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals fighting coronavirus. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) picked up 19 ventilators, six respirators, and several boxes of PPE from SMC’s Bundy Campus — which houses Santa Monica College’s Health Sciences Department and the SMC Respiratory Therapy Program — on April 4.