HHS Deploying Personal Protective Equipment
HHS DEPLOYING PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FROM STRATEGIC NATIONAL STOCKPILE
(CNN) – The federal government is deploying personal protective equipment from the strategic national stockpile.
The Department of Health and Human Services is sending the supplies to all 50 states.
Some of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas are getting them too.
HHS says many areas will receive fewer supplies than requested.
And, it’s unclear what the equipment entails.
Healthcare workers are running out of the N-95 masks they critically need to slow the spread of covid-19.