Requests to all 50 states show massive PPE order backlogs remain, even as federal programs wind down
For months, governors across the country have put in requests for more protective equipment for healthcare and other frontline workers. Despite federal assurances that equipment shortages were in a better place, many orders remain unfilled.
As Georgia reopens and braces for an increase in COVID-19 cases, state relies on corporate donations and PPE orders go unfilled
As more industries begin to rely on PPE to protect themselves against COVID-19, Georgia is straining to identify and address shortages.