Ordering PPE in Spokane County

The state backstop will be available to meet COVID-19 PPE requests through Oct. 31, 2021.

  • Who can order: State, local, and tribal agencies, partner associations, health care providers and businesses needing PPE can order from the state backstop. Department of Health (DOH) Prioritization Guidelines for Allocation of Personal Protective Equipment are available. Not all facilities or individuals that request or need access to PPE may be captured within these tiers. Local emergency management agencies need to use their best judgement around how to prioritize those facilities and individuals in order to best serve their communities.
  • How to order in Spokane County: Please fill out this PPE Order form and email it to Heather Kitchen, hkitchen@spokanecounty.org. She will forward your request up to the State level and after they fill it with available resources they will ship it directly to the address you provided on the form.

For more information about the PPE backstop you can visit the Washington DOH website.

EVACUATION LEVELS - What they mean

Level 1 GET READY to leave!

  • Prepare to leave your current location

  • Conditions could get worse due to the incident in your area 

  • Put your GO BAG  by the door and include any other important items you may need

  • Consider what your pets will need to evacuate

Level 2 GET SET to leave!

  • Be prepared to leave at a moment's notice

  • Dangerous conditions threaten your current location

  • The incident may be limiting emergency services' ability to protect the area

  • If you or anyone at your location needs extra time, you are strongly encouraged to leave now

  • If you have pets and/or livestock, you are encouraged to leave now. If you need help evacuating them, please call 911 

Level 3 GO, LEAVE NOW!

  • There is an immediate threat to your safety at this time, so you need to leave immediately

  • Emergency Services may not be able to assist you

  • Remember to bring your pets with you

  • If you have pets and/or livestock and need help evacuating them, please call 911

  • You will not be allowed to return until conditions are safe

IMPORTANT: Evacuation level alert and warning notifications will be sent via the ALERT Spokane program. If you have not registered to receive alerts, PLEASE do so now by clicking HERE!

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