Gov. Kemp, GEMA Provide PPE Distribution Totals
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the state has received 22,188 resource requests to date. In response, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) has shipped millions in personal protective equipment and supplies.
"It's important that we remain steadfast in our commitment to protect the health and well-being of our frontline workers," said Governor Kemp. "And as we continue to navigate COVID-19 together, I deeply appreciate all GEMA/HS is doing to distribute PPE to the Georgians who need it most."
In response to these resource requests, including 3,860 from skilled nursing homes, GEMA/HS has distributed 5,868,241 N95 masks, 8,894,220 surgical masks, 1,065,692 face shields, 1,468,628 gowns, 17,697,420 gloves, 428,880 Tyvek coveralls, 138,992 test kits, and 154 ventilators to date.