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Perth County, City of Stratford in need of PPE equipment

PERTH COUNTY – First responders across Perth County and the City of Stratford are asking for help sourcing personal protective equipment (PPE) as frontline workers fight COVID-19.

Local businesses and organizations that have PPE supplies available for immediate use by paramedics, fire, police, long-term care facilities and hospitals are asked to email with the subject line “PPE Supplies” or call Perth County Paramedic Services at 519-271-0531 ext. 514.

Those contacting the County are asked to state the number and types of PPE in stock for purchase or donation. Perth County staff will arrange pick up times and locations.

Perth County says the following supplies are needed immediately:

  • N95 masks, model number 3M18710, 3M9210 or 3MVFlex.
  • Other models of N95 may be used after assessment by County staff.
  • Nitrile gloves.
  • Disposable impermeable gowns.
  • General surgical masks.
  • Hand sanitizer and disinfectant with a DIN#.