WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pure Silk Championship, presented by Visit Williamsburg, announced that blox™ is the official mask provider for this year's LPGA tournament event at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia. blox is a collection of high-fidelity face masks developed by ivWatch, a Virginia based medical device company. blox98 respirator style face masks will be provided to athletes, tournament staff, volunteers, media, and more to keep tournament-play safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament is the largest professional golf event in Virginia and will operate with limited patrons for the 2021 cycle, after being cancelled in 2020. In addition to providing high performance masks, members of the ivWatch clinical staff will be on-hand to offer educational clinics on the importance of proper mask wearing.
"The safety of players, tournament staff, volunteers, and our limited patrons remains a top priority. We're thrilled to partner with ivWatch, a local well-respected company that has put in the work to provide better, quality blox masks to help improve education around proper mask wearing for our community and our tournament," said Landon Stulen, Manager of Marketing and Public Relations for Kingsmill Resort.
"ivWatch is excited to play a critical role in getting Virginia back to sports with high performance blox face masks," said Erin Wendell, Chief Marketing Officer for ivWatch. "Our premium masks are designed to be tough enough for the front line, giving everyone confidence to safely get back to sports and everyday life. Whether participating in the tournament or watching it, we believe everyone deserves the highest quality, comfort, and protection in their mask."
ivWatch, a trusted biosensor medical device manufacturer, expanded its innovation center footprint to manufacture quality blox masks in Virginia for everyone. blox98 face masks are high-fidelity masks designed to create a proper seal on the upper and lower part of the mask to keep out ≥98% of 0.1 micron aerosolized particles while still being comfortable, affordable and disposable. blox masks are backed by the vQuality System showing the exact performance of each mask. Consumers now have access to the same filtration test results used to certify N95s. Each mask comes with a QR code that consumers can quickly scan, delivering test results directly to the palm of their hand. This interactive tool was designed to fight against poor quality and counterfeit masks that flooded the marketplace during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year's Pure Silk Championship will be held at the Kingsmill Resort. Kingsmill, a AAA Four Diamond resort, is a stunning James River escape featuring spacious accommodations including stand-alone, easy-access, two-story condominium buildings. Kingsmill is known for its championship golf courses, a boundless range of recreational activities and leisure pursuits. There is something for the entire family, with fun choices like diving into the Sports Club pools or the famous Lazy River pool. Discover Warehem's pond located just a short walk from Kingsmill's full-service marina where jet ski, pontoon boat, kayak and paddleboard rentals await guests. Retreat with miles of jogging and biking trails. Relax and recharge in the resort's world-class spa. The championship River and Plantation Courses will help guests ace their game. The 15 courts and two pickleball courts at Kingsmill's Tennis Club are a haven for the racket set, and just the place to serve up a little fun. And don't forget to savor a meal or two at one of the resort's five exquisite dining venues.
About ivWatch and blox: ivWatch, LLC is a biosensor technology company focused on improving patient safety and the effectiveness of intravenous therapy. Our dedicated and passionate team is pioneering the use of optical sensors to detect adverse IV events early to minimize the risk of injury caused by infiltrations and extravasations. By using this technology, clinicians can leverage continuous monitoring to help identify infiltrations as early as possible. Our innovative IV monitoring solutions are backed by decades of clinical research, device development, and ongoing use in facilities worldwide.
ivWatch, LLC has now introduced blox, a product line of high-fidelity particulate filtration face masks. ivWatch leveraged its research and development expertise in the healthcare industry and its manufacturing prowess to create superior high quality particulate face masks. Each blox mask is verified via vQuality, the company's authentication platform, that provides transparency about product performance data to consumers in an easily accessible, simplified report, which illuminates blox's superior mask performance. In a world currently swarmed by counterfeit and below average face masks, ivWatch and blox are here to give you the protection you deserve.