Burton to donate thousands of masks to hospitals

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Burton Snowboards has joined the fight against the coronavirus.

The company announced on Wednesday that it has secured half a million N95 masks from China. It will donate the masks to hospitals experiencing a shortage of personal protective equipment.

The masks are expected to arrive in the next 10 to 14 days.

The Vermont State Emergency Operations Center is helping Burton coordinate the donations.