Avon and Somerset Local Resilience Forum appeals for local support to help tackle COVID-19

Businesses across Avon and Somerset are being asked to help support the local efforts in tackling COVID-19.

With high demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across the country and supply chains under significant pressure, the Avon and Somerset Local Resilience Forum is appealing for support from local PPE suppliers or any businesses that have stock which could be used.

The key items required are:

  • Water repellent surgical face masks
  • Non-latex gloves
  • Disposable plastic aprons
  • Eye protection
  • Hand sanitizer (minimum 60% alcohol content)

Any Mendip businesses that can help with the supply of PPE are asked to e-mail COVIDdonations@avonandsomerset.police.uk. The key items required are water repellent surgical face masks, non-latex gloves, disposable plastic aprons and eye protection.