DLA orders protective equipment for US nursing homes
U.S. Navy Rear Admiral John Polowczyk, Federal Emergency Management Agency Supply Chain Task Force Lead speaks to the media as Vice President Michael Pence looks on in front Woodbine Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, Alexandria, Va. where the first of $134 million worth of personal protective equipment kits were delivered May 7. The Defense Logistics Agency ordered the kits, which will be delivered to approximately 15,000 nursing homes throughout the U.S., to provide medical staff members with 14-days worth of protective eyewear, medical gowns, masks and nitrite gloves. The items were requested by the White House Coronavirus Task Force and funded by FEMA.

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