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A FEMA spokesperson told CNN the agency was preparing to coordinate shipments of PPE, such as surgical masks, gowns and gloves, to nursing homes across the country. This decision comes a few weeks after the start of the response to the coronavirus and targets the facilities hardest hit by the pandemic. Nursing homes have been …

Conemaugh Township won the Pennsylvania Football History “Best High School Football Helmet in Pennsylvania” tournament on Saturday. The Indians garnered 57% of the 2,254 total votes in the final to defeat Marple Newtown. There are 563 PIAA teams in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, spread over 12 districts. The district vote was divided into groups of …

Bai leads a team of 12 volunteer people who try to find great deals before someone else does. The group, which is called People first, has approximately $ 3 million at its disposal which has been donated to a fund managed by the Boston Foundation non-profit. By the middle of last week, they had placed …

People make medical shields, masks to protect frontline workers during pandemic The makerspace at the Rockwood Library is usually filled with kids in classes making superhero costumes, honing their clay techniques, or making jewelry. But the COVID-19 emergency turned it into a workshop to make face shields and fabric masks for frontline healthcare workers. “We …

With first responders and healthcare workers at risk every day, the people of Houston County are rallying to help them stay safer. WARNER ROBINS, GA – The school is open throughout central Georgia, but Houston County FireStarter FABLab volunteers are learning a new skill – how to make personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. “Day …

At one of the largest nursing home chains in the United States, Genesis Healthcare, which has 45,000 beds, the shortage of protective gowns for workers and lack of rapid tests has forced it to catch up with a rate of raging infection, although more were needed. supplies have become more accessible in recent weeks. “This …

At least a dozen nurses demonstrated outside the White House on Tuesday asking the administration to take action to acquire more personal protective equipment (PPE), reading aloud the names of 50 nurses who died from the coronavirus. “We are here because our colleagues are dying. I think right now people see us as heroes, but …

Scientists at the University of New Mexico reuse protective gear – KOAT-TV, Associated Press Scientists and clinical staff at the University of New Mexico have started sterilizing and reusing single-use personal protective equipment. The effort joins other universities and hospitals across the country in an effort to recover dwindling supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic. KOAT-TV …

Nurses have sometimes been advised to make makeshift masks using paper towels, staples and rubber bands. A nurse in full protective gear takes a sample from a suspected Covid-19 patient. Image: Roni Lehti / Lehtikuva Yle News Just over 60% of doctors caring for patients with Covid-19 report having enough personal protective equipment (PPE) for …

A former Sterling football coach takes to Twitter to find out which high school football program has the best-looking helmet in the state. The #IllinoisHelmetChallenge gives teams and communities a chance to have some friendly competition during this unprecedented time. The helmet is the most important piece of equipment in football. However, it’s now becoming …

SEATTLE – Former Microsoft executive Jonathan Roberts knows that not all 3D printed personal protective equipment produced for the national coronavirus response is created equal. The last few weeks have put 3D printing technology in the spotlight as entrepreneurs and benefactors scramble to convert factories, shops and even home basements into makeshift assembly lines to …

Leaders Group, parent company of Sports Business Journal, is committed to acquiring SportTechie, the leading sports technology content and events company. Once the acquisition is finalized, the combined entity will be the primary source of information for leaders and innovators in the sports industry. SportTechie, founded in 2012, covers trends and innovations in the dynamic …

Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal A health worker at the University of New Mexico hospital walks to start his shift after participating in a protest outside the facility on Wednesday. Nurses and other staff have raised concerns, primarily about the hospital’s stock of personal protective equipment. (Anthony Jackson / Journal) Administrators at the University of …

As of April 14, there were at least 236 CBP officers who had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, according to CBP’s website Thursday. Of those cases, 21 were employees in California. Llanos said that in addition to having more protective equipment, allowing CBP officers to reduce their hours could help …

Posted: Apr 15, 2020 / 3:04 PM EDT / Update: Apr 15, 2020 / 5:43 PM EDT ITHACA, NY (WSYR-TV) – We have seen many examples of people and businesses stepping up to help, Ithaca College is no different. A team there transformed the printing house to pump personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. Governor …

(PHOTO: Getty Images) As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise around the world, creators and labels have responded to the pandemic by offering their factories and workforce to produce essential goods such as hand sanitizers and protective clothing for frontline workers. The Malaysian Official Designers Association (Moda) has rallied its designers and seamstresses …

Protective gowns and goggles are still scarce despite national efforts to bring personal protective equipment (PPE) to the front lines, doctors have suggested. The UK Physicians’ Association (DAUKP) said that while there have been improvements in the provision of PPE, there are still areas where stock levels are low. Doctors, nurses and healthcare workers are …

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has called on a native of Long Island – Navy Rear Admiral John Polowczyk – to coordinate the collection and distribution of medical supplies by the federal government as hospitals across the country continue to argue the coveted medical masks, gloves and gowns. Polowczyk, a decorated officer who grew up …

Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images The Department of Veterans Affairs operates the nation’s largest health care network. Nine million veterinarians are enrolled in VA healthcare, and recently the department announced it would treat all veterans who need help during this crisis. But VA health workers say they need help. At …

ALBANY – Nurses at Albany Medical Center will hold a conference early Saturday morning outside the hospital to demand better access to personal protective equipment. Nurses say the hospital administration has rationed PPE and limited access to N-95 respirators that help prevent airborne infections. Although they received “generous” PPE donations from political and community supporters …

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (Press Release) – One of the biggest challenges facing medical staff nationwide as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic is the shortage of personal protective equipment, or PPE. To help meet these needs, the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts is using its 3D printing expertise and resources to produce face …

Throughout history, when America was in crisis, ordinary people rallied to help each other. We stood in line for hours to donate blood after 9/11. We Safe neighbors stranded after Hurricane Harvey. And today, in the midst of a global pandemic, Americans are staying home and turning on sewing machines to make fabric masks for …

As healthcare providers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic face a shortage of personal protective equipment, New Mexico State University is stepping in to help local hospitals in Las Cruces. “The Las Cruces healthcare community needs N95 respirators or surgical masks, surgical gowns and face shields or goggles,” said Clint Lanier, assistant professor …

“You are incredibly safe to get out,” Vos said. The Times Journal in a live stream on Facebook. Vos said he served as an election inspector and that wearing personal protective equipment, or PPE, was mandatory. Standing in front of cars lined up for curbside voting, Vos said people working at polling stations and those …

NORWALK – Many of the townspeople don’t go out much these days. But those who notice the green spring buds and black concrete parking lots are speckled with white and blue from discarded plastic gloves, masks, wipes and paper towels. As coronavirus cases in Norwalk jumped to 625 on Tuesday, people are taking steps to …

Duluth is preparing 45,000 face shields to donate to St. Luke’s and Essentia Health – and plans to create 45,000 more. Owner Chris Benson said they made the transition because he believed they had a duty to help healthcare workers working on the front lines of the pandemic. “At times like this… you roll up …

Face shield, face shield, goggles, isolation gown and gloves. This is just the beginning of the barrier between medical workers and patients diagnosed with COVID-19. And while these materials are imperative for ensuring the safety of everyone involved, it can be quite frightening for patients to never really see the people who are treating them. …

A central Wisconsin nonprofit is using its fleet of 3D printers to provide local hospitals with personal protective equipment. CREATE Portage County, which works with artists, entrepreneurs and designers in the Stevens Point area, has a 3D printing facility in its IDEA Center. In response to COVID-19, the site converted this space into a face …

Nurses say many Oregon hospitals have less than a week’s supply of masks and other protective gear needed to treat coronavirus patients. State officials say they are buying all the personal protective equipment they can, but supply shortages mean they can’t buy as much as they know first-line healthcare workers Oregon line will need in …

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the country, infecting hundreds of police officers in other cities, many police departments in central Pennsylvania are unable to find masks or respirators to protect themselves and the public. The pandemic has created an acute shortage that is impacting medical staff and others on the front lines, including police …

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials on Thursday said they would distribute a stockpile of personal protective equipment, including 192,000 N95 respirator masks, which they seized this week from a suspected grabber. FILE PHOTO: Various N95 respirator masks at a 3M lab, which has been hired by the U.S. government to produce additional brands in response …

SANTA BARBARA, Calif .– A leaflet circulating among medical staff at Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in Ventura County says supervisors have threatened to fire nurses “on site” if they bring their own personal protective equipment, such as N95 masks, and wore them while changing while caring for suspected and known COVID-19 patients. Nurses reached …

A Congressional source told CNN on Wednesday that she was informed late last Friday night that the Coronavirus Task Force – led by Vice President Mike Pence – was stopping overseas shipments of medical equipment and asking instead that the supplies be distributed in the United States. Asked Wednesday about reports of the freeze, President …

The official added that the stock was never intended to serve as the sole source of protective gear for the entire coronavirus response and said states would need to source more from the private market. The official stressed that the stock, which is managed by the Department of Health and Social Services, will never be …