Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guide
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) GUIDE
Do you have personal protective equipment (PPE) you are able to produce or donate? Are you in need of PPE? Below is a list of agencies and organizations and how they can help.
Minnesota Homemade Mask Drive
On Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Minnesotans can deliver homemade masks to their local fire station. Fire stations will then deliver the masks to local congregate living facilities for their employees and residents to wear. All 775 fire departments in the State of Minnesota will participate.
Further information can be found here.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facilitating immediate PPE donations. If you have medical equipment or supplies ready for donation please fill out this survey and a FEMA representative will be in touch. FEMA is also running a clearinghouse for private sector partners interested in contracting with the agency.
Businesses can find contract details here.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA has provided a detailed FAQ page that can be viewed here.
Manufacturers are encouraged to reach out via email to email@example.com. Please see the FAQ page above for details on how to format your email.
State of Minnesota
The State of Minnesota is operating a clearinghouse helping to connect people who need PPE and supplies with people who have them. For assistance getting PPE you have produced into the Minnesota supply chain please email HSEM.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on how you can help with supplies in the State of Minnesota, please visit their PPE webpage here.
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) & Business Roundtable (BRT)
The National Association of Manufacturers and Business Roundtable have teamed up to provide a comprehensive survey for businesses looking to provide or produce PPE. Download and complete the survey here.
Project N95 is a national clearinghouse working to connect frontline medical workers with PPE. To request, supply, or distribute equipment, please visit their website here.
For any questions or concerns, constituents are encouraged to call my office line at (651) 846-2120 for assistance from our team.