LSU’s PPE operation PMAC creates 20,000 gowns in 30 days

LSU PPE operation ends successfully

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU officials say the university’s effort to use the Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) as a facility to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) has ended after being a huge success.

LSU employees from a variety of departments had been working to make PPE for medical personnel on the front lines of the pandemic.

LSU used the PMAC to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic between April and May 2020.
LSU used the PMAC to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic between April and May 2020. (Source: WAFB)
LSU used the PMAC to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic between April and May 2020.
LSU used the PMAC to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line workers of the COVID-19 pandemic between April and May 2020. (Source: WAFB)

Officials said in a tweet Saturday, May 16 LSU employees had created 20,000 protective gowns in just 30 days.

LSU employees manufactured PPE in the PMAC for frontline medical workers from April 13, 2020 to May 16, 2020.
LSU employees manufactured PPE in the PMAC for frontline medical workers from April 13, 2020 to May 16, 2020. (Source: LSU)

Employees began manufacturing PPE in the PMAC April 13. LSU officials say the operation ended May 16.

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