Personal Protective Equipment to be Distributed in Greensboro for Long Term Care Facilities

Greensboro

NOTE: For more details see NCDHHS Expands Measures to Prevent and Respond to COVID-19 in Long-term Care Facilities

Tomorrow, North Carolina Emergency Management, the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the NC National Guard will distribute personal protective equipment to numerous long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, adult care homes, family care homes, intermediate care facilities and mental health facilities at a drive-through event in Greensboro.

In order to protect patients and staff from the spread of COVID-19, long term care facilities will receive a two-week allotment of personal protective equipment based on the size of their facility.   Allotments will include masks, gloves, face shields, shoe covers and hand sanitizer.   This pick-up event is by appointment only for designated long-term care facilities and is not open to the public.
 
WHAT:           PPE distribution to long-term care facilities
 
WHERE:         Greensboro Coliseum Complex
                        1921 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27403
                        Law enforcement will have one gate to the Coliseum Complex open
                        Follow officers’ directions for parking
 
WHEN:           Wednesday, May 20, 2020  
                        Media availability will be from 11 am to 1 pm 
 
CONTACTS:  Keith Acree
                        NC Emergency Management
                        919-880-2970
 
                        Major Matt Boyle
                        NC National Guard
                        919-612-5061
 

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