Kawartha Lakes issues second call for protective supplies for paramedics

By Lindsay Advocate

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In order to protect Paramedics and limit the spread of COVID-19, Kawartha Lakes is appealing to all manufacturers and health care practitioners, such as veterinarians, dentists and other medical offices that may have the following items available to contact the municipality.

“Donations from the public have greatly helped with our supply, but we continue to need additional support for the coming weeks as we endeavour to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” commented Patricia Bromfield, Deputy Chief, Operations, Kawartha Lakes Paramedics.

  • Surgical Gowns or Coveralls – disposable, elasticized cuffs, cover front and back with ties to fasten and be fluid resistant
  • N95 Masks – 3M1870+, 3M9210+ and 3M9211+
  • Surgical Masks
  • 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
  • Cavi Wipes

Anyone with a supply of the items listed is asked to contact the staff person below to determine pickup and delivery arrangements. Thank you in advance for helping to contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep Paramedics safe.

1 Comment

  1. Stephanie says:

    Thank you for all front line workers who are out there protecting us xx

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