Tag archive for ‘facemasks’
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 25th, 2020

Are facemasks essential after all?

PHILIPSBURG – Facemasks are essential, for example in bars. That is the opinion of Detlef Lohse, a Professor of The Physics of Fluids. Lohse is leading a study into how long droplets hang in the air and what More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, April 19th, 2020

SMDF Launches Masks for the Masses Project

PHILIPSBURG – Recently, international health organizations have called for the use of barrier masks to complement protective hygiene measures and social distancing rules to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

No School on Tuesday for Philipsburg Schools. Evacuation of Pond Island continues. Government Administration Building Remains Closed for a Second Day

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Due to the fire at a landfill site on Pond Island, the Prime Minister and members of the Council of Ministers continue to assess the situation and based on discussions Monday More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Nature Foundation Distributes Facemasks to Protect Community Against Harmful Fumes. Reconstruction Fund Should Go Directly to Solving Solid Waste Issues

Philipsburg — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has distributed almost 300 facemasks on Monday to residents affected by the landfill fire which has been raging at the Irma Landfill. Facemasks were especially More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Assists Law Enforcement during Tuesday Morning Cole Bay Fire

Cole Bay — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation assisted law enforcement officers with battling the Cole Bay Fire on Tuesday Morning. Nature Foundation staff noticed a large fire close to the organization’s More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Nature Foundation Makes 100 Facemasks Available to Charlotte Brookson Academy for the Performing Arts Due to Schools Close Proximity to Philipsburg Landfill

Philipsburg — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has made 100 facemasks available to the Charlotte Brookson Academy this week. The facemasks were donated on two separate occasions by Nature Foundation Project More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Nature Foundation Suggests Communities Surrounding Philipsburg Landfill Wears Facemasks to Protect Against Harmful Fumes; Makes 100 Available For Free

Philipsburg — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation is suggesting that the community wears facemasks in order to protect themselves from the fumes caused by the ongoing fires at the Philipsburg Landfill, and More...