Coronavirus Press Release 3/25/20

AUSTIN DISASTER RELIEF NETWORK ASKS AUSTINITES TO DROP OFF PERSONAL PROTECTION SUPPLIES AT 3 LOCATIONS March 25, 2020, Austin, TX – In response to the protection gear supply chain shortages for the medical community and healthcare workers throughout greater Austin, the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) is partnering with the City of Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and Austin Public Health (APH) to facilitate the collection of protective gear from the public. In anticipation that supply chain challenges continue, it is expected that these critical supplies will be needed by front-line healthcare workers treating of COVID-19 patients in the coming weeks. HSEM and APH are working together to distribute the donated supplies based on need. Austinites are encouraged to donate the following supplies: • Hand Sanitizer (of all sizes) • Anti-bacterial Soap • N95 Masks (NEW) • Surgical Masks (NEW) Note: Homemade masks are also being accepted. Please follow Clinically-Requested Specs found at https://austincovid.openproposals.dellmed.utexas.edu/#/needs/5e77d48ba698163bbf3074ff/proposals • Industrial Masks (N-95 or Dust) • Disinfectant Wipes (NEW) • Latex Free Gloves • Eye Protection Goggles or glasses (NEW) • Face Shields (NEW) • Protective Gowns (water resistant) • Disposable Food Grade Gloves • Thermometers (NEW only) – old style or new…

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