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

Sep 14, 2020
To ease the continued strain on the N95 supply chain and Strategic National Stockpile, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is considering whether the federal government should buy and deploy elastomeric half-mask respirators in health care settings and emergency medical…
Sep 10, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response will hold a webinar Sept. 24 at 2:30 p.m. ET highlighting personal protective equipment preservation strategies, trends, challenges and lessons learned during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Sep 9, 2020
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the health care supply chain remains strained due to the high demand for personal protective equipment.
Sep 9, 2020
As part of the continued work of the 100 Million Mask Challenge, AHA and the Association for Health Care Resource and Materials Management have vetted a new partnership in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and resulting shortage of personal protective equipment.
Sep 9, 2020
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the health care supply chain remains strained due to the high demand for personal protective equipment. In this blog Q…
Aug 31, 2020
A new phishing campaign is using COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE)-themed lures to spread Agent Tesla malware. This difficult-to-detect remote access Trojan (RAT) provides attackers with a dashboard to monitor the malware’s keylogging and information stealing capabilities.
Aug 28, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a contract award to Abbott for the delivery of 150 million rapid Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Point of Care SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests.
Aug 26, 2020
The Defense Logistics Agency will begin distributing 1.5 million N95 respirators from the Strategic National Stockpile to about 3,330 nursing homes in the Medicare and Medicaid programs that have less than a three-day supply, the Department of Health and Human Services announced yesterday.
Aug 26, 2020
The National Governors Association and other organizations representing cities and states expressed concern that the Federal Emergency Management Agency may eliminate personal protective equipment and disinfectants as eligible reimbursable expenses under public assistance for COVID-19, citing…
Aug 26, 2020
Download this infographic to learn how the AHA is working to make sure hospitals and health systems on the front lines have the supplies and equipment they need.