How to Request PPE Resources

As it stands today, here are the current ways to request resources. This could be subject to change and please be flexible if it does. Should the directive change we will update the list! The organization/agency which is responsible to collect resource requests are as follows:

(updated 05/13/2020)

Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will collect resource request from the:

  1. Free Standing Clinics & Free Clinics
  2. Outpatient Care Providers (including Community Health Centers)
  3. Home Health
  4. Hospice
  5. Urgent Care
  6. Dental Health Clinics
  7. Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHCs)
  8. Pharmacies
  9. Nurse Mid-Wives
  10. Other healthcare community providers


The Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance (NSPA) will collect resource requests from the:

  1. Hospitals
  2. Long Term Care Facilities
  3. Dialysis Centers


The Local Emergency Managers, in collaboration with VDEM through WebEOC should be collecting resource requests from the (not all-inclusive):

  1. Law Enforcement
  2. Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  3. Prisons & Local / Region Jails
  4. Fire Departments
  5. Courthouses
  6. Funeral Homes
  7. Veterinary Services
  8. Community Service Boards (CSB)
  9. Group Homes
  10. Higher Education / Community Colleges
  11. Non-Health Outreach Workers


The Department of Social Services will be collecting resource requests for:

  1. Assisted Living Facilities


State Agencies that may include the Department of Corrections, Virginia State Police, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Elections, Division of Capitol Police will make direct requests to the Virginia Emergency Support Team. 


Important Info To Understand


For any and all requests it is important to know: who your current vendor is, what supply do you have on hand, how many days will that last you, what your facilities current burn rate is, and the number of supplies you are requesting. For requests through the Coalition please email us or submit your information in VHASS!