Although supply chains have not been able to make many changes to their processes, data from Get Us PPE shows that the need is only growing.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strike our nation, infections, hospitalizations, and death tolls rise, leaving hospitals and smaller facilities, like nursing homes and schools, with shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Healthcare experts are calling on the incoming Biden administration to utilize the DPA to address PPE crisis.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office warned that the government must create a comprehensive plan to mitigate PPE shortages and monitor PPE requests.
The PPE crisis began with healthcare workers around the country wearing trash bags as gowns – now it’s a more nuanced problem. Here’s the latest.
PPE Weekly Briefing: Cases continue to surge in the midwest, but is there enough PPE in the national stockpile?
As cases surge in the Midwest, the PPE national stockpile is once again under scrutiny, with many healthcare professionals noting that smaller hospitals and health care centers continue to struggle to access PPE.
As COVID cases rise, more states are enforcing mask mandates, distribution of PPE creates “two-tier system,” and frontline workers share their stories.
The Big Picture An update on the number of cases and deaths from coronavirus: The United States, with the most daily cases in the world, is just short of 10.85 million cases as of Sunday night and more than 244,000 people have died from the disease. North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa are seeing the highest case rates. With another 184,000 confirmed cases being added to the Johns Hopkins database, Friday, November 13 marked the fourth consecutive day the United States set a record for daily cases. Many experts warn this surge could be more fatal than the one we…
The Big Picture The United States reported 99,321 new cases this Friday, officially breaking the global record for single-day cases reported. In total, our country has over nine million cases and 230,000 deaths. CNN reports the United States has seen its top five records in daily cases within the past eight days, and experts warn these are signs that death rates will increase. 31 states have seen record highs in case numbers during October, according to Johns Hopkins. All of this data points to a clear conclusion: the United States has still not overcome this virus. Nursing Homes Face Extreme…
The Big Picture Experts are warning we are officially in the third surge of the coronavirus pandemic. An update on the numbers: the United States recorded over 8.5 million coronavirus cases and 224,000 deaths. North Dakota, South Dakota, and Louisiana have the highest case rates (cases per 100,000), but cases are no longer rising solely in the South. States around the country are reporting record surges of cases, and some hospitals are already being overwhelmed. Case Surge and Mask Mandate CNN reports the country’s seven-day average of new daily cases has increased 84% since September. Public health officials warn that…