COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

May 21, 2020
Individuals and businesses can make a financial gift to Give a Mask, which donates high-quality, non-medical grade facemasks to hospitals and other community-based organizations through a partnership with the AHA’s 100 Million Mask Challenge.
May 19, 2020
The AFL-CIO asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to order the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue within 30 days an emergency temporary standard to protect U.S. workers from COVID-19 under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
May 18, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has canceled today’s deadline for hospitals and health systems to submit data to inform the agency’s distribution of its supply of remdesivir.
May 18, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has canceled today's deadline for hospitals and health systems to submit data to inform the agency's distribution of its supply of remdesivir.
May 15, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday announced that the next deadline for submitting data to inform the agency’s distribution of its supply of remdesivir is Monday, May 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
May 11, 2020
This week, the AHRMM Learning Community focuses its discussion on the re-emergence of a more typical health care structure.  This panel of health care supply chain leaders will share their thoughts and strategies as they prepare supply chain for increased ER visits and elective surgeries. A robust…
May 8, 2020
FDA revised its April 3 emergency use authorization for N95 and similar respirators made in China to remove certain respirators that failed to demonstrate at least 95% particulate filtration efficiency when tested by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
May 7, 2020
The AHA and other national hospital organizations today asked congressional leaders to include in the next COVID-19 legislative package provisions to shield from unwarranted liability the health care facilities and providers treating patients during the pandemic.
May 6, 2020
Last month, the AHA announced the availability of HealthEquip, a new app-powered resource matching hospitals in need of personal protective equipment with organizations donating PPE.
May 4, 2020
A panel of 4 experts discussed federal policy emerging from Congress and the Administration under COVID-19 focusing on rural health priorities and took questions from the audience. They reviewed emergency funding, Medicare and Medicaid payment improvements, telehealth, regulatory relief, 340B drug…