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Iowa State University, Alliant Energy partnering to make face shields amid COVID-19 pandemic

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises, hospitals across Iowa are finding themselves short on medical supplies.

With the shortage in medical supplies amid the coronavirus outbreak, Iowa State University and Alliant Energy are teaming up to lend a helping hand.

The pair are working together to produce face shields for first responders and medical professionals across the state.  We sat down with Nick Peterson of Alliant Energy to hear more about it.