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Free PPE kits for small businesses

Small businesses can get a free personal protection equipment kit from the Town of Hempstead.

There are currently 6,000 PPE kits available to small businesses located in the town on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Funded through the federal CARES Act, the kits include a contactless infrared digital thermometer, five face shields; eight boxes of 50 three-ply masks; two boxes of 100 pairs of powder-free, vinyl gloves; two gallons of hand sanitizer with a spray pump; and a canister of 1,500 sanitizing wipes.

Eligible businesses must have 20 or fewer employees and have suffered a direct economic hardship as a result of COVID-19 related social distancing policies and stay-at-home order that have materially impacted their operations.

For more info visit hempsteadny.gov/ppe-giveaway.

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