Ordering PPE After November 1, 2021 (Please read carefully before submitting a request)

The ordering process will return to a more vetted process. See below for more information.

The State PPE supply will only continue to be available to support organizations in Extraordinary Circumstances such as below.

*Please note that Nitrile gloves will only be available for Tier 1 organizations. Other tiers will receive vinyl or hybrid gloves. Those tiers can be found here.

Requests will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • If supplies are unavailable through regular supply chains
    • Has procurement been attempted by the organization making the request?
      • Procurement through multiple vendors has not been attempted
        • Request will not be submitted
      • If procurement has been attempted, what were the results?
        • No items could be procured - no supply available through multiple vendors (like Amazon, Costco, master contracts, mutual aid resources, local community resources)
          • Request will be submitted
        • Some items could be procured but not to fill the entire need-supply was available but low
          • Determine gap and submit request for what is missing
        • Items could be procured, but at a higher cost than preferred
          • Request will not be submitted
  • If shipping delays cause an insufficient level of PPE
    • Evaluate expected delay
      • Items were procured, but none will arrive within 3 weeks' time
        • Request will be submitted
      • Items were procured, but only some will arrive within 3 weeks' time
        • Determine gap and submit request for what is missing
      • Items were procured, but everything will arrive within 3 weeks' time
        • Request will not be submitted
  • If urgent needs arise that cannot be addressed through other means
    • Identify the urgent need and expected duration
    • Evaluate need
      • Organization has less than 2 weeks worth of PPE on hand
        • Request will be submitted
      • Organization has greater than 2 weeks worth but less than 4 weeks worth of PPE on hand
        • Request for half of total will be submitted
      • Organization has greater than 4 weeks worth of PPE on hand
        • Request will not be submitted
  • 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.

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