State begins PPE distribution, with more available for eligible organizations

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Updated: Oct. 2, 2020 at 9:47 AM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state has begun distribution of personal protective equipment ― and more is still available.

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency says they have shipped out the first round of the PPE.

They’ll be heading to businesses including childcare providers, doctors and dentists. Small businesses, non-profit organizations and those within the DOE school system are also eligible.

Officials say they got more than 1,800 online orders through the PPE Distribution program.

The program is funded by the state and is aimed at getting PPE at no-cost to designated qualified recipients.

For more information or to see if you qualify, click here for more details.

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