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COVID-19 Update and List of Critical Components & Supplies Needed For Our State

Friday, March 20, 2020 | Manufacturing, News Release, COVID-19

(Updated April 1, 2020) Gov. Jay Inslee did not issue a shelter-in-place order during his Friday afternoon news briefing; however, he is asking us as companies and individuals to be leaders and make decisions that are best for all of the citizens of Washington State.

We are living in and navigating unprecedented times. At Impact Washington, we know that manufacturing is, always has been, and always will be essential to the economic health and vitality of our region and critical to our shared ability to thrive as a community. Whether you need guidance, support, strategic direction, or a partner to talk through your fears and concerns, everyone at Impact Washington is committed to being as responsive as possible and to maintaining business as usual as much as we can. Please reach out to our President & Center Director

The state is partnering with companies willing to shift gears and re-purpose their manufacturing operations to support this crisis. If your manufacturing environment has any role in making critical components, supplies or equipment that support the healthcare, medical, and related industries on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis - share your capabilities here

The state is looking to fill shortages of the following items:

  • Gowns, Disposable, All Sizes -ISO rated, surgical gowns, impermeable, polypropylene, 3-layer, looking for at least 500,000 of each size or 2,000,000 of one size fits all
  • Coveralls
  • N95 Masks
  • Surgical Procedure Masks
  • Surgical Procedure Masks w/Shield Attached
  • Face shields - with band, disposable
  • Goggles -antifog, splash/impact-resistant, Condor, similar to Grainger #1VT70
  • Gloves, Exam, All Sizes - long cuff 11-12", nitrile
  • Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) - MaxAir CAPR Systems
  • PAPR Hoods, All Sizes - 3M or alternative brands
  • PAPR Filters
  • Comfort Strips (Max Ari 2000-201)
  • Li-Ion Batteries, Small (Max Ari 200-36T)
  • Impermeable Barriers
  • Sanitizing/Disinfectant Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer Bottles - 4, 8, 12, 24 oz. bottles
  • Hand Sanitizer Refills - 1200 ml or 2000 ml
  • Hand Soap - any sizing, foaming or not, sanitizing, Go Joe, looking for about 500 individual 20 oz packages
  • Cleaning Solution Spray - Vionex, Cavicide or similar
  • Biohazard Waste Bags - red, 10 gal, 24" or similar in size
  • Digital thermometers (forehead)
  • Disposable Thermometers
  • Disposable stethoscopes

If you have a product to sell or donate, the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is working to purchase or arrange bulk donations of specific PPE and infection-control products identified by the Department of Health and in coordination of the Governor's Office. The FIRST STEP for manufacturers is to record what they have on this website form:

Once the equipment need is confirmed Impact Washington is interfacing and coordinating with the manufacturer.






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