If you’re a businesses or organization in need of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the City of Brooks has been collecting donations and keeping a list of local businesses that carry PPE. If you’d like more information, please call 403-362-0135.
Face masks can become contaminated on the outside, or when touched by your hands.
According to AHS, gloves are a very important component of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers, according to Alberta Health Services (AHS). However, gloves do not need to be worn by members of the general public during their daily activities, such as when grocery shopping. If not used and disposed of properly, wearing gloves may provide another surface for the virus to live on – potentially encouraging virus transmission.
The following is for those who choose to wear gloves in public: