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Get Us PPE Delivers One Million Face Shields to Healthcare Facilities Nationwide

By Impact Stories, Press Releases

– Medical Device Manufacturer Boston Scientific Mobilizes to Fuel Face Shield Donation in Response to COVID-19 – BOSTON – May 11, 2020 – GetUsPPE, a leading volunteer organization connecting healthcare providers with supplies of PPE (personal protective equipment), has delivered one million face shields to healthcare facilities around the United States. Shields manufactured and donated by medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) were distributed by partners including Amazon to healthcare facilities in more than 40 U.S. states and territories. With the help of a team of national volunteers and regional affiliate organizations, GetUsPPE identified the healthcare facilities with the highest…

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Dr. Ryan Padgett and his wife Connie speak with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres through a video chat as Ellen tells Dr. Padgett that she has donated $20,000 to GetUsPPE in his honor

Ellen donates $20,000 to Get Us PPE in honor of ER doctor who recovered from COVID-19

By News
By Ton La, Jr. and Grace Jin Ellen DeGeneres, host of the Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003, has made a $20,000 donation in the name of Dr. Ryan Padgett, an Emergency Physician at Evergreen Health Medical Center.  Dr. Padgett has worked as a doctor for 17 years and has treated over 40,000 patients. He contracted COVID-19 in March and successfully fought off the virus after being placed on a ventilator and suffering from multi-system organ failure. Dr. Padgett ultimately recovered after being put on ECMO, a life support machine, and receiving an experimental chemotherapy-type drug.  “People in healthcare are the...
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1 Million Pieces of PPE Distributed

May Day: 1 million PPE matched

By Impact Stories, News

At, we are proud to announce that we have matched over one million pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) with healthcare workers in need around the country. Our grassroots organization, which has accrued the nation’s largest dataset of PPE demand, enables local donors to find and deliver supplies to facilities in their community. GetUsPPE also directly matches larger donations with healthcare institutions facing shortages. Surpassing the one-million mark has required tireless work, countless hours, and the skilled coordination of local groups across the country. Our Bay Area regional affiliates alone have delivered nearly 317,000 units of PPE.  The volunteers…

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Masked people with boxes of PPE received after submitting a PPE request from Get Us PPE

PPE Weekly Briefing: States Reopen and Get Us PPE Ramps Up Regional Deliveries

By PPE Shortage Briefing

How will reopening states affect healthcare workers? Summer weather is arriving early in some parts of the country, but beach umbrellas are not a cheerful sight for California governor Gavin Newsom. Frustrated by crowded shorelines, he reminded his constituents that the state is weeks, not months away from loosening stay-at-home restrictions–if Californians can observe social distancing until then.  Other state governments are moving in the opposite direction, allowing shops, movie theaters, and even, in Georgia’s case, salons and bowling alleys to reopen their doors. The majority of Americans would rather extend stay-at-home orders, though, and healthcare providers agree with them….

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Nations capitol covered with GetUsPPE signs

PPE Weekly Briefing: Get Us PPE and Project N95 Combine Forces

By News, Partners, PPE Shortage Briefing, Press Releases

GETUSPPE.ORG & PROJECT N95 COMBINE FORCES TO CREATE THE LARGEST DEMAND SIDE DATABASE FOR PPE NATIONWIDE GetUsPPE and Project N95, two relief organizations addressing the critical shortage of PPE supply, today announced a national partnership to more efficiently source, match, and deliver PPE to healthcare providers. With this partnership, Project N95 and GetUsPPE combine their extensive PPE demand databases into the Demand Data Hub, designed to be the single destination for healthcare workers to report their PPE needs, and the nation’s authoritative source for PPE demand data. The Demand Data Hub now includes PPE requests from over 7,000 healthcare facilities….

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Get Us PPE and Project N95 Announce the Demand Data Hub, a National Partnership to Centralize Requests for Personal Protective Equipment

By News, PPE Data, Press Releases
The two largest organizations in the US focused on the supply and matching of PPE join forces to increase delivery to our front-line healthcare heroes The Demand Data Hub combines the extensive PPE demand databases from both GetUsPPE and Project N95 into the nation’s authoritative source for PPE demand data  BOSTON, MA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA - April 20, 2020 – GetUsPPE and Project N95, two leading relief organizations addressing the critical shortage of PPE supply, announce the establishment of a national partnership to more efficiently source, match, and deliver Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to healthcare providers. With this partnership,...
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