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7. Maryland Sewers – Personal Protection Equipment

Thank you for reaching out to respond to the shortage of PPE. The best way you can meet this critical need is by reaching out to your local volunteer connector or disaster management services directly.

Handmade donations can also be accepted by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. Learn more above “2. Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) – Donate Supplies”. 

Spotlight: Click to see an example of how Anne Arundel Medical Center is engaging volunteers, and ensuring the safety and protection of those who volunteer and those who use the PPE with step-by-step instructions. Click to see the Center for Disease Control’s DIY cloth face covering instructions.

Please keep in mind an influx of unexpected or unnecessary volunteers and donations can make the process even more difficult. Learn where and when your skills will be needed from your local volunteer connector, DO NOT self-deploy. Discuss with volunteer organizers how your safety, and those you serve, will be met.