JACKSON COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) — 10,000 N-95 masks will soon be in the hands of healthcare provider throughout southern Illinois.

The masks are being donated to the SIH Foundation by United Airlines. They’re scheduled to flown into the Southern Illinois Airport on a special flight Wednesday or Thursday, weather permitting.

SIH says the masks will be used by their healthcare providers and shared with other healthcare providers throughout the area.

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