Iowa National Guard Soldiers from Mason City’s 1133rd Transportation Company and its detachment in Iowa City delivered medical personal protective equipment to five Iowa counties Tuesday.
The equipment filled four trailers, the Guard reported. The equipment was delivered to Black Hawk, Johnson, Polk, Pottawattamie and Tama counties. Medical personnel will wear the gear while responding to potential COVID-19 cases.
The Guard will continue to deliver in other areas.
On Monday, units from Knoxville and Oskaloosa delivered and assembled tents for the Mahaska Health Partnership.
The Iowa National Guard has 42 service members activated during the coronavirus response.