Salem man organizes drive-thru PPE distribution event

Event to be held at Salem Civic Center

SALEM, Va.UPDATE

Due to a scheduling conflict, the event will be held on June 14.

ORIGINAL STORY

A local man is getting creative to quickly distribute PPE to local health care workers.

Nathan O’Kane organized a drive-thru distribution event at the Salem Civic Center.

In April, 10 News introduced you to Nathan when he created a Facebook page for people who wanted to 3-D print face shields for health care workers.

Nathan O'Kane (WSLS)

Since then, he’s distributed thousands of face shields and mask holders.