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Eye Protection for Healthcare Workers

By PPE Data, PPE Insights

While it is recommended for unvaccinated individuals to wear masks to protect one’s mouth, nose, and throat from getting infected with the coronavirus, health care professionals who work in medium to high exposure settings are also recommended to wear eye protection, such as face shields and safety goggles to limit eye exposure to air-borne respiratory droplets. This recommendation, suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and seconded by medical expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, is aimed at health care professionals with a higher risk of exposure to COVID-19, to provide them with more methods of protection for the…

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Get Us PPE’s New Shortage Index Confirms Ongoing National PPE Crisis

By PPE Data, PPE Insights, Press Releases

Monthly Report of PPE Shortage Data Shows 77% of Facilities Have No Supply Remaining of One or More Types of PPE WASHINGTON, D.C. –  September 2, 2020. Get Us PPE, the nation’s largest nonprofit delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline facilities in need, today announced the launch of the PPE Shortage Index, a detailed monthly report on the ongoing PPE crisis in the United States. The Index shows that thousands of healthcare facilities and other frontline organizations are still facing alarming shortages of personal protective equipment. In August, 77% of facilities in the Get Us PPE database had no…

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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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