COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Nov 10, 2020
ECRI tested 34 disposable isolation gown models made by foreign or non-traditional suppliers and found that about half did not meet the minimum U.S. standard for liquid barrier protection, the organization said in a report released.
Nov 3, 2020
With the daily count of COVID-19 diagnoses spiking nationally and some hospitals experiencing surge levels not seen since the spring, and with flu season upon us, an important question looms: Will health care’s global supply chain be able to meet the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE)…
Oct 27, 2020
The AHA today released a new public service announcement (PSA) emphasizing the importance of wearing a mask to help Americans get back to doing the things they love.
Oct 8, 2020
Captain Joselito Ignacio and Leslie Hintz will walk through their new PPE Preservation Planning Toolkit which was developed to support hospitals and health systems in the planning and implementation of PPE preservation strategies.
Oct 1, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has released a recording of its Sept. 24 webinar on strategies to optimize personal protective equipment and supplies during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Sep 29, 2020
The Trump administration began distributing 150 million rapid point-of-care tests for the COVID-19 virus that it purchased in August, which will go to states and territories (100 million), nursing homes (18 million), assisted living facilities (15 million), home health and hospice care agencies (10…
Sep 29, 2020
This is a list of resources on supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) while treating the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 25, 2020
The fourth in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. David W. Zaas, CEO of MUSC Health - Charleston Division and Chief Clinical Officer for MUSC Health, to discuss COVID-19’s impact on health trends and services in South Carolina. This episode was recorded on September 24, 2020.
Sep 14, 2020
To ease the continued strain on the N95 supply chain and Strategic National Stockpile, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is considering whether the federal government should buy and deploy elastomeric half-mask respirators in health care settings and emergency medical…