VGM encourages outreach on PPE

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Friday, March 20, 2020

WATERLOO, Iowa – HME providers should contact their state and county health departments to ensure priority access to personal protective equipment. In a bulletin to its members, the VGM Group says providers should explain their business model and let them know they need assistance with necessary supplies to keep patients and employees safe. The Centers for Disease Control is recommending healthcare personnel adhere to Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions when caring for patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection.