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FEATURE

by Debra Cobb

he COVID-19 pandemic
made it abundantly clear
that the U.S. is unprepared
to supply its health-care and
frontline workers, as well
as its general population,
with the personal protective
equipment (PPE) needed
in such an emergency.
China dominates the
manufacture of PPE and
the raw textile materials
these products require,
including nonwovens.
With the U.S.'s stockpile
of PPE depleted by the
2009 H1N1 flu pandemic,
federal agencies such as
the Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA)
and the Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS),
along with state and local
governments, health-care
organizations, hospitals,
nursing homes and frontline
responders scrambled in
early 2020 to source PPE.

Isolation gowns
made by Salt
Lake City, Utahbased SewLong
Custom Covers
are waterrepellent and
washable.
Photo: SewLong
Custom Covers.
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