Got PPE? How the designer/maker community can help frontline healthcare workers

As cases of COVID-19 continue to grow, health professionals across the GTA are in need of critically important PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to fight the pandemic. This is something the industrial design and product manufacturing sectors can get involved in and help in a big way.

For example, The PPE Drive currently underway is an outreach campaign started by medical leaders in Toronto’s Michael Garron Hospital (formerly Toronto East General Hospital) to support anticipated shortages in the healthcare system.

The Toronto Society of Architects has highlighted a few ways designers and fabricators can help:

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