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PROVINCE APPEALS TO MANITOBA BUSINESSES TO FIND CREATIVE SUPPLY SOLUTIONS TO HELP CONTAIN COVID-19

“The Manitoba government is working to contain and reduce the impact of COVID-19, and we’re taking measures to bolster the health system with help from the private sector,” said Friesen.  “We are soliciting for help to collect the supplies we need in order to guard Manitobans against COVID-19.”

The minister noted as part of the ongoing battle against COVID-19, the province has, to date, invested emergency spending of almost $64 million in critical goods and services including personal protective equipment, ventilators, intravenous pumps and chest compression systems.

Products businesses can supply include:
•    N95 respirators,
•    surgical/procedure masks,
•    nitrile gloves,
•    vinyl gloves,
•    nasopharyngeal swabs,
•    specific types of reagent to be used in labs,
•    gowns,
•    hand sanitizer,
•    cleaning supplies, and
•    disinfecting supplies.

Services Manitobans can provide include:
•    guard/security services,
•    nursing services,
•    food services,
•    laundry services,
•    accommodation maintenance services,
•    personal services,
•    IT support services,
•    pet care services,
•    transportation services, and
•    consulting services.

 

 

The form is available at www.covid19manitoba.ca.

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