For months as lawmakers wrestle with measures to mitigate the risks and harms of COVID-19, Congressman Andy Kim has had PPE at the forefront of his mind.
Longtime Santa ‘fill in’ and author of “The Elves Indoors” shares why his job is more important than ever and why Get Us PPE is on the ‘nice list’.
When we talk about COVID-19 mitigation, we talk about PPE. However, we can take for granted that a key way to reduce risk is through proper handwashing.
While Karina’s movement to make 3D-printed PPE began with a dream, a basement, and a lot of time while sheltering-in-place, now her accolades are high.
There’s a lot of misinformation right now about the personal protective equipment (PPE) crisis right now. Take a minute to read these top three things you need to know now from the experts at Get Us PPE.
As an emergency physician faced with the rapidly-spreading coronavirus and dwindling supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), Dr. Megan Ranney who is co-founder of Get Us PPE and Medical Analyst for CNN, rapidly built a grassroots, volunteer-led movement that has delivered millions of PPE units to those who need it most.
The Index shows why the U.S. is still experiencing a PPE shortage, PPE needs in long-term care facilities, and requests by state.
Get Us PPE video shows PPE supply shortage is still dire—and outrageous. Despite COVID cases easing for a while, you may not know that the personal protective equipment (PPE) crisis never abated. While everyone can agree that it’s impossible to do work without the right tools: crayons can’t replace tattoo guns for tattoo artists and dentists surely can’t fix your teeth with a hairbrush. It may seem like an outrageously obvious message, but the devastating reality is that our frontline workers like physicians, nursing home staff, and teachers, are still going without the tools they need to keep them safe…
Weekly Briefing: US Votes in New Administration and Experts Worry Thanksgiving is ‘Perfect Storm’ for COVID Super Spreader
The Big Picture Prior to the results of the Presidential election, public health experts in The Guardian expressed worry that there was no apparent strategy to address the COVID crisis, as the pandemic enters its deadliest phase with cases rising, winter forthcoming and hospitals reeling from increased spread and burnout. Dr. Shikha Gupta, executive director of Get Us PPE told The Guardian that the organization was “preparing for the worst,” as “one of the biggest trends we’re seeing is people are really ready to pretend the [pandemic] is over.” Soon, Get Us PPE will publish a three-point plan to solve…
You’ve seen it mentioned everywhere as a way to help this election: Become a poll worker. But even while wearing personal protective equipment like a mask, balancing the risk of possible COVID infection while working the polls — to fulfill one’s civic duty during this pivotal election is no easy feat. I learned there’s more to consider beyond poll worker PPE. The Pull of Political Activeness I’ve never felt so compelled to be as politically active as I have this year. Clearly, I’m not alone with 70.4 million voters already cast by Tuesday evening, more than half the total amount…