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URGENT – The state of Indiana NEEDS YOUR ASSISTANCE – COVID-19

The State of Indiana is calling on all workplace health and safety professionals and divisions to attend a conference call with the Indiana Department of Labor on Friday, April 3 at any of the times listed below.

We need your assistance with locating and securing personal protective equipment (PPE) for our healthcare workers and emergency-services personnel. You are some of the best connected professionals in the state to help us quickly locate this equipment and secure it to help protect healthcare workers, first responders and essential social services personnel on the frontlines in the battle against COVID-19.Please join us for this crucial conference call. The dial information and call-in times are provided below:

DIAL-IN INFORMATION*Conference call line: 978.990.5000
Access code: 103 060

CALL SCHEDULE – April 3, 2020Session #1 — 9 a.m. EST
Session #2 — 11 a.m. EST
Session #3 — 2 p.m. EST

*Each session is limited to 1,000 participants.Indiana, like states all across the national at this time, is working to ensure that we have desperately-needed PPE for healthcare and emergency-services personnel in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Below is a list of the type of PPE needed, but is not limited to:

  • Powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR)
  • NIOSH-approved N95 filtering face masks
  • Face shields
  • Protective eyewear (goggles, glasses, etc.)
  • Surgical gowns
  • Sanitary disposable gloves
  • Surgical masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • 3-ply to the surgical masks

We are also seeking contact information for additional PPE manufacturers/suppliers-and we can use your help in that regard as well.

PLEASE JOIN THE CONFERENCE CALL AND FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN HELP.

We’re all in this together. And together we can!

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4 comments

  1. I can supply various products, where can I get the form?

  2. I found a lot of masks and gloves available on Wish. They have express shipping available. I ordered as much as I could afford and plan to donate to my local hospital.

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