Date: March 23, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COVID-19 – County of Huron Front Line Workers Need PPE Supplies
[Huron County, Ontario]- Huron County Emergency Services are asking for the public’s help sourcing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - needed to ensure that front line workers are kept safe in the fight against COVID-19.
If you are a local business or organization that has available PPE supplies in stock for immediate use by County of Huron paramedics, social services, and long-term care homes, please call Emergency Services at 519.524.8394 ext. 3507 from Monday to Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immediate supplies needed include:
• N95 masks, model number 3M18710, 3M9210 or 3MVFlex;
• Other models of N95 may be used after assessment by our staff;
• Nitrile gloves;
• Disposable impermeable gowns;
• General surgical masks ; and
• Hand sanitizer and disinfectant with a DIN#.
In your call or email, please state the number and types of PPE you have in stock for purchase or donation. Huron County staff will arrange time and location for pick-ups or drop-offs.
On behalf of all County of Huron staff, thank you for your support. Your generosity helps County front line workers effectively serve the public during these unprecedented times and it is greatly appreciated.
For detailed and up-to-date information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Huron-Perth Public Health website.