Tallahassee LDS members respond to shortage of face masks

TALLAHASSEE – Faced with a pandemic-induced shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Tallahassee area responded with a coordinated effort to produce hand-made masks. Myla Wahlquist, president of the Relief Society (women’s organization) in the Tallahassee Third Ward — got involved when her sister-in-law asked Myla Wahlquist her to head a 350-mask project for Tallahassee Memorial Hospital (TMH) emergency room. Wahlquist, who works in the pediatric rehab department at TMH, said the project has been understandably close to her heart. “It’s an honor [...]