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

Jun 10, 2020
The White House Supply Chain Task Force projects the nation will have enough N95 masks to meet pandemic demand for July through October, according to a report released to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for a hearing on federal efforts to procure and distribute…
Jun 8, 2020
This document outlines changes made by the Food and Drug Administration to its policy governing the decontamination and reuse of certain respirators during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Jun 3, 2020
Shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) — much of it sourced from Asia — has taught supply chain leaders some hard lessons during the pandemic. And now, some hospitals and health systems and their supply chain partners are banding together to source more PPE domestically.
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.