Nitrile Gloves INTCO Disposable – US inventory for California
Nitrile Gloves by quality manufacturers like INTCO are in demand in states like California that is one of the many states in the US that is facing challenges with the resurgence of COVID-19. To help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 and help bring America back to some semblance of normal, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is key to prevent the additional toll on human life and healthcare systems, along with social distancing. Low cost US inventory of Nitrile Gloves in American warehouses is an advantage for volume buyers who seek to use the PPE or resell it. This is particularly the case for INTCO Nitrile Disposable Gloves.
PPE Source International is based in Louisiana and has the experience and the ability to help hospital groups, other end users, distributors, and resellers with Nitrile Glove inventory and volume orders at under $12 per box of 100 Nitrile Disposable Gloves by INTCO, as well as Isolation Gown inventory, IR forehead thermometers, KN95 Medical Masks, and other PPE, including, civilian KN95 masks, and gel hand sanitizer in a range of sizes.
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Millions of masks, gloves, goggles and gowns cram the cavernous Erie County warehouse.
Forklifts set down new pallets of hand sanitizer on floor space once devoted to old office desks, metal filing cabinets and other worn and unwanted furniture. Towering shelves of old county records have been eclipsed by even taller pallet racks loaded with cases of face shields, hand sanitizer and tubs of disinfecting wipes.
Emergency response team members walk past the neatly stacked rows of a hulking stockpile meant to supply Erie County up to three months should Covid-19 cases spike once again.
"We now have warehoused far more than we had in March," said Daniel Neaverth Jr., commissioner of the county's Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services. "And that initial allotment in March got us through some very difficult times."
More than 5 million of these items have been distributed to health care organizations, first responders and residents since the crisis took hold locally. But recent weeks have given the county time to replenish its supply.
In March and April, the warehouse struggled to fill up to 130 orders a day from providers and organizations across the county. Truckloads of items poured in and out of the warehouse all day long during those months.
Neaverth, Public Works Commissioner William Geary and stockpile coordinator Jonathan Torre remember meeting a shipment from New York State at the warehouse in the wee hours of Easter morning to give other staff some time off.
Now the warehouse is quieter. The number of orders has dropped to 10 or 20 a day. About three dozen boxes were ready to be picked up from the front office last week, many destined for nursing homes, group homes and child care centers. Hospitals, which have bolstered their own supply chains, turn to the county warehouse for backup.
From left, Commissioner of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Daniel Neaverth Jr., Erie County Public Works Commissioner William Geary and Erie County's Homeland Security Strategic National Stockpile Coordinator Jonathan Torre discuss progress and inventory inside the local warehouse where Erie County stores its PPE and other Covid-19 response supplies.
But some shortages of personal protective equipment – PPE – still remain. Torre emerged from one dark aisle with examples of the most coveted item – N95 ventilator masks. He highlighted the different makes and models – molded versus duckbill, some striped, some with exhalation valves. He pulled out ones in different colors, sizes and shapes from various manufacturers.
A reporter asked about the 3M mask model 1860S, a smaller size molded mask in high demand. Torre spoke into his radio to see if there were any to be found in the 50,000-square foot storage facility.
A coworker eventually walked toward him carrying a Ziploc bag with three masks inside.
"That's all I've got," Torre said.
Come a long way
While N95 masks still fall well short of the 90-day stockpile goal, Erie County government is in a good place with its supply of surgical masks, gowns and cloth masks. Hand sanitizer and other disinfecting supplies remain readily available at the warehouse. The county has found local suppliers for items like face shields, Neaverth said.
"Our goal is a 90-day supply of everything," he said. "We’re about 75% there."
County Executive Mark Poloncarz credited the work and coordination of the staff of the county's Purchasing, Emergency Services, Public Works and Health departments to get supplies in and out.
"It's one of the largest logistics operations that Erie County has ever had," he said this week. "We've been able to meet the needs of this community, while other parts of the country are struggling for PPE or are struggling for testing kits."
Truck driver Dale Jones moves a hand lift out of the way as the county takes delivery of a shipment of hand sanitizer.
Supply shortages have eased up in Erie County.
That's allowing the county to exercise some "tough love" and turn down requests from physicians and dentists.
The county provided more items to them when they desperately needed supplies but couldn't get any. Erie County had the buying power to get and distribute the items. Now that market supply has loosened up generally and physicians, dentists and others can find what they need in the marketplace, the county is starting to cut back on what it provides in order to build up to its goal of a 90-day stockpile for when things get bad again.
Instead of handing over boxes of N95 masks, for instance, the county will give outside providers a variety of N95 makes and models so private providers can find a good-fitting make and model. Then the county will connect the organizations with reputable private suppliers.
"All of the prices are ridiculous," Neaverth said. "But we’re making sure they’re not charging the doctor's office three times or four times what they’re charging us."
The county also remains active in cross fitting first responders and nursing home personnel with different types of N95 masks so that if one manufacturer's N95 mask is not available, individuals can find a substitute with a different manufacturer.
"What we can’t have is a world where everybody needs is a 3M, N95 1860S mask," he said.