Grey and Bruce Paramedics appeal for medical supplies
Message from Bruce County
First responders across Bruce County are asking for the public’s help sourcing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - needed to ensure frontline workers are kept safe in the fight against COVID-19.
If you are a local business or organization that has available PPE supplies in stock for immediate use by local paramedics, fire services, police, long term care and hospitals, please call Environmental Services at 519-881-1291 Monday - Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM OR firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate in the subject line – PPE Supplies. In your email, please state the number and types of PPE you have in stock for purchase or donation. Bruce County staff will arrange time and location pick-ups.
Immediate supplies needed include: • N95 masks, model number 3M18710, 3M9210 or 3MVFlex. • Other models of N95 may be used after assessment by our staff • Nitrile gloves • Disposable impermeable gowns • General surgical masks • Hand sanitizer and disinfectant with a DIN#
On behalf of all County First Responders, thank you so much for your help. Together we will get through this and your generosity is appreciated.
Stay up to date on COVID-19 by visiting the following websites: Bruce County https://brucecounty.on.ca/covid19 Grey Bruce Public Health Unit www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca. Continue to practice proper hygiene protocols outlined by the Provincial Medical Officer of Health: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus.
Message from Grey County
Grey County Paramedics, together with our first responder partners throughout Grey County, are appealing to businesses who may be slow or closing given the circumstances and may have supplies that are important in keeping frontline workers safe in the fight against COVID-19. If your business has available stock that could be put to immediate use by paramedic services, fire services, police, long term care and hospitals, please let us know by contacting PPEsupplies@grey.ca. 🚓🚑🚒🏥
Required supplies include:
- N95 masks, model number: 3M18710, 3M9210 or 3MVFlex. If you have another available model of N95 let us know the model so we can assess if it is something we can use.
- Nitrile gloves
- Disposable impermeable gowns
- General surgical masks
- Hand sanitizer and disinfectant with a DIN#
Grey County staff will up to coordinate pick up beginning on Monday, March 23.
Our sincere thanks to the community for your collective support.
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