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FEMA releases state-by-state PPE data

May 18, 2020

Washington, D.C. — As FEMA, under the direction of the White House Task Force, has led the whole-of-America response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past two months, billions of essential resources and protective equipment have been delivered throughout the nation.

The federal government continues to meet demands for personal protective equipment through new acquisition, federal interagency allocation, private industry donations and the Strategic National Stockpile.

“From the beginning, we acknowledged that the Strategic National Stockpile alone could not fulfill all requirements, which is why we need continued private sector integration and increased domestic manufacturing of critical medical supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals,” said FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor. “Our strategy to allocate medical supplies and equipment is based on disease activity and its effects, as well as the need to distribute limited supplies to areas where resources are needed most urgently.”

As of May 14, FEMA, HHS and the private sector combined have coordinated the delivery of, or are shipping more than 97 million respirators, 133.7 million surgical masks, 10.5 million face shields, 22.4 million surgical gowns, 989 million gloves, 10,600 ventilators and 8,450 federal medical station beds.

Resources listed below are deliveries made by FEMA Regions in New England, and are separate from all supplies delivered through Project Airbridge distributions:

Connecticut

Critical supplies delivered: 251,186 N95 respirators, 1.8 million gloves, 194,469 face shields, 806,534 surgical masks and 350 ventilators.

As of May 14, FEMA has obligated more than $24.5 million in federal support to Connecticut.

As of May 13, four alternate care sites are operating throughout the state: St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Danbury Hospital in Danbury and Stamford Hospital in Stamford.

As of May 14, one Battelle N95 decontamination unit is operational in the New Britain/New Haven area.

In support of the White House Task Force’s testing initiative, FEMA is supporting the procurement of specimen collection supplies to supplement the supplies states and healthcare providers are procuring from the private market. To date we have supplied 108,500 swabs and 32,700 units of media to Connecticut.

Connecticut’s stay-at-home orders and all other related safety measures remain in effect through at least May 20.

Maine

Critical supplies delivered: 243,787 N95 respirators, 230,914 gloves, 42,801 face shields and 204,393 surgical masks.

As of May 14, FEMA has obligated more than $10.6 million in federal support to Maine.

In support of the White House Task Force’s testing initiative, FEMA is supporting the procurement of specimen collection supplies to supplement the supplies states and healthcare providers are procuring from the private market. To date we have supplied 17,400 swabs and 11,200 units of media to Maine.

A phased reopening is underway.

Massachusetts

Critical supplies delivered: 1.4 million N95 respirators, 564,408 gloves, 369,557 face shields, 737,120 surgical masks and 400 ventilators.

As of May 14, FEMA has obligated more than $55.4 million in federal support to Massachusetts.

As of May 6, several alternate care sites are operating in Massachusetts: Boston Convention and Exposition Center, DCU Center in Worcester, Newton Pavilion and the Former Kindred Hospital in Boston and hotels and skilled nursing centers throughout the Commonwealth.

As of May 14, one Battelle N95 decontamination unit is operational in Boston/Somerville area.

In support of the White House Task Force’s testing initiative, FEMA is supporting the procurement of specimen collection supplies to supplement the supplies states and healthcare providers are procuring from the private market. To date we have supplied 220,000 swabs and 102,700 units of media to Massachusetts.

Massachusetts’s stay-at-home orders were set to expire on May 18.

New Hampshire

Critical supplies delivered: 243,442 N95 respirators, 217,612 gloves, 42,697 face shields and 203,849 surgical masks.

As of May 14, FEMA has obligated more than $17.5 million in federal support to New Hampshire.

In support of the White House Task Force’s testing initiative, FEMA is supporting the procurement of specimen collection supplies to supplement the supplies states and healthcare providers are procuring from the private market. To date we have supplied 15,500 swabs and 10,800 units of media to New Hampshire.

New Hampshire’s stay-at-home order has been extended to May 31.

Rhode Island

Critical supplies delivered: 213,487 N95 respirators, 346,926 gloves, 69,905 face shields, 338,003 surgical masks and 100 ventilators.

As of May 14, FEMA has obligated more than $21.5 million dollars in federal support to Rhode Island.

As of May 14, one Battelle N95 decontamination unit is operational in the North Kingston/Providence area.

In support of the White House Task Force’s testing initiative, FEMA is supporting the procurement of specimen collection supplies to supplement the supplies states and healthcare providers are procuring from the private market. To date we have supplied 41,500 swabs and 10,800 units of media to Rhode Island.

A phased reopening is underway.

Vermont

Critical supplies delivered: 132,940 N95 respirators, 384,368 gloves, 67,875 face shields and 315,940 surgical masks.

As of May 14, FEMA has obligated more than $9.4 million in federal support to Vermont.

As of May 7, one alternate care site in Essex Junction is operational.

In support of the White House Task Force’s testing initiative, FEMA is supporting the procurement of specimen collection supplies to supplement the supplies states and healthcare providers are procuring from the private market. To date we have supplied 11,500 swabs and 6,100 units of media to Vermont.

A phased reopening is underway.

 

 

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