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.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of schools across the country closed their doors earlier this spring, inadvertently leaving millions of children behind.
The Index shows why the U.S. is still experiencing a PPE shortage, PPE needs in long-term care facilities, and requests by state.
Long-term care facilities reported that they had no supply left of at least one type of personal protective equipment (PPE), including nitrile gloves, surgical masks, and isolation gowns between August and November
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…
After listening to the data, Get Us PPE refocused our role in the crisis by prioritizing delivery of PPE to under-resourced and vulnerable communities.
Coronavirus disparities in the Latinx community have become a top priority as the PPE shortage deepens in small health care facilities.
PPE is one of the best weapons we have in the fight against coronavirus. We created this Defense Production Act and PPE FAQ to explain how.
Get Us PPE honors and remembers Breonna Taylor. Please consider donating directly to Breonna Taylor’s family, the Black Lives Matter movement, or Get Us PPE’s PPE for Black Lives fund, which provides free personal protective equipment to protesters and organizers of Black Lives Matter protests. Any remaining funds will be donated to healthcare and essential workers in Black communities. If you are organizing a protest or demonstration in support of Black Lives, please use this confidential form to request PPE. Today and always, Black Lives Matter.