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City looking to the private sector for medical supplies to help protect local paramedics

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes is looking to the private sector to help protect local paramedics. They are asking all manufacturers and non-essential health care practitioners, such as veterinarians, who may have the following items available to contact the municipality.

  • N95 Masks – 3M1870+, 3M9210+ and 3M9211+
  • Surgical Gowns –disposable, elasticized cuffs, cover front and back with ties to fasten and be fluid resistant
  • Face Shields – need to cover the entire face, manufactured of a clear, anti-fog material, disposable, adjustable, be capable of being worn over eye glasses
  • Hand Sanitizer – be a minimum of 99.0% effective against a broad range of bacteria, be alcohol based with a minimum concentration 60%, be available in personal size containers

Anyone with a supply of the items listed is asked to contact Launa Macey, Supervisor of Procurement at 705-324-9411 ext. 1875 or Email: [email protected]

“Thank you in advance for helping to contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep Paramedics safe.” said a press release from the City.

&nbspphoto credit: New Jersey National Guard 200323-Z-IB607-0016 via photopin (license)

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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