An urgent appeal has just been launched by Essex County Council for any small businesses to donate any unused Personal Protective Equipment they may have within their stock.
With many small business currently closed, Essex County Council is appealing for any PPE equipment such as Masks, Disposable Gloves, Aprons, Eye Goggles, Overshoes and also any Sanitising Gel that businesses may have, that can be provided to the front line care staff who are caring for the most vulnerable residents in Essex over the coming days and weeks.
Essex County Council is willing to purchase any stocks if needed. To donate or advise the council of stock please email PPESupplies@essex.gov.uk with your PPE supply details including quantity and postcode, plus a contact name and phone number and someone will be in touch.
Any items offered and suitable will be collected safely with collectors observing social distancing and hand hygiene.