There’s still a PPE shortage in Massachusetts

July 2, 2020

In Milton, Mass., doctors wear construction goggles and masks they bought themselves. In Brighton, some healthcare workers re-use dirty gowns, according to an article on the Boston Globe website.

Though the rate of coronavirus cases has dropped in the state, there are still shortages of gear.

Many worry that a second wave of infections would send them into crisis mode.

The problem seems worse at smaller community hospitals, but even the most well-funded systems are struggling. 

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