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PPE supply shortage dire and outrageous - like dentist who only has a hairbrush, and left without the tools to do their work

Video draws attention that PPE supply shortage is outrageous—and dire

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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…

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Giving Tuesday for Get Us PPE

Giving Tuesday for Get Us PPE

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What is Giving Tuesday? As Thanksgiving 2020 approaches, gratitude can be shown in multiple ways. One of the ways to give back this year is through Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that aims to help communities around the world. Started in 2012, the movement continues with one goal: dedicate one day to encourage people to do good. This year, Giving Tuesday is on December 1, soon after Thanksgiving. This year’s Thanksgiving is especially important as many workers are still struggling amidst the pandemic while the shortage of PPE continues. Started in 2012, Giving Tuesday has raised…

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