Loosened FDA restrictions allowed new manufacturers to supply the demand for hand sanitizer when the pandemic broke out. But months after, several of these new products have been recalled, with the FDA issuing a list of products consumers should not use.
While there is widespread agreement that students learn better in in-person settings, there is much less agreement about how to bring about this outcome in the face of unequal resources during a pandemic, especially since some schools lack the adequate PPE to reopen safely.
The Biden Administration has pledged to reopen schools to in-person instruction within its first 100 days. However, reopening schools comes with its own set of complications as schools lack the adequate PPE to reopen safely.
PPE supply chains begin to ease as COVID-19 cases decline; however, virus variants and inequitable access to PPE and vaccines continue to threaten a full recovery.
Get Us PPE continues to push for the production of personal protective equipment, noting that PPE will be necessary throughout the vaccination process, especially as COVID-19 variants are detected in at least 12 states.
Get Us PPE joins the vaccine conversation by advocating for equitable vaccine distribution, adding that access needs to be open to all Americans for a successful vaccine campaign.
Get Us PPE is launching a grant program and curriculum-based cohort to make and distribute disposable gowns. Here’s how you can apply!
Vigilance is still of utmost importance to maintain safety during COVID. If you are spending time with friends outside of your pod, mask up!