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Georgia-Based Healthcare Manufacturer, Marena, to Supply Poll Workers With FDA-Approved Face Masks Ahead of June Primary

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Marena Group LLC, a Georgia-based medical device manufacturer, announced that they will be supplying Georgia election and poll officers with 35,000 masks for protection against COVID-19. The washable and reusable Marena masks will be used for the upcoming primary election which will be open for three weeks of early voting and started May 18. They will also be used on election day June 9 — a date which has already been delayed twice due to coronavirus concerns. 

"We are doing everything in our power to ensure voters, poll workers and election officials stay safe while participating in this election during a pandemic," said Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. "I am proud to get these critical masks from a Georgia company."

For those who choose to vote in person, Georgia election and poll officers will be equipped with non-surgical PPE masks produced by Marena based on an FDA Emergency Use Authorization. These masks also contain a Silvadur™ antibacterial protection, approved by the FDA, to guard the user's face, nose and mouth from their environment. 

Marena masks are reusable, durable, and machine-washable up to 50 times without losing effectiveness, even at high temperatures. They are made with skin-friendly TriFlex™ fabric with 3D stretch for optimal comfort. 

About Marena: 
The Marena Group LLC is a U.S. Class I medical device manufacturer with over 25 years of experience in the healthcare sector. Our products are sold in 60 countries globally. Marena's mission is to help patients around the world recover comfortably and with confidence. Since 1994, Marena has been dedicated to advancing the effective use of medical-grade compression through research, innovation, design and manufacturing of garments for post-surgical recovery and long-term wellness benefits.

For more information, please contact: 
Jackie Zupsic
jzupsic@tuskstrategies.com
805 698 5060

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