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Colorado Hospitals Report Having The PPE They Need As The State Struggles To Meet Targets

DENVER, Colorado — In Colorado, challenges acquiring personal protective equipment (PPE) have improved but the state is still running into bumps in the supply chain for items like N95 masks and gloves.

Meanwhile, 99% of hospitals in the state report having the PPE they need for at least the next week.

The Director of the Colorado Office of Emergency Management, Dr. Michael Willis, said the state’s goal for N95 masks is significantly higher than what he is able to acquire.

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