Tag: personal protection equipment
Buchanan pointed to a statement from a vice president of DemeTECH in Miami Lakes which noted that his company had 30 million N95 face masks in a warehouse, ready to be distributed.
The authorities granted to the USDA would impact the Sunshine State directly, as Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) estimates that, due to COVID-19, Florida school lunch providers face $262 million in sale and reimbursement losses.
The South Florida congresswoman introduced the “Ensuring Protection in Childcare (EPIC) Act” which, her office noted, “provides childcare facilities with federal grants to purchase PPE and other supplies to ensure the safety and health of children and childcare workers.
While Patronis doesn’t have the best of bully pulpits at this time, he is raising an important issue that Floridians should be paying more attention to during the current crisis.