Heroes Aid to deliver 4-thousand PPE items to front line workers in Galway

Galway Bay fm newsroom:

Heroes Aid is to deliver over 4-thousand items of Personal Protective Equipment to frontline healthcare workers in Galway this week.

The voluntary not-for-profit organisation was established in the early stage of the Covid-19 pandemic and aims to protect and support healthcare staff.

3,750 face masks, 120 gowns, 200 visors and 300 high specification FFP2 face masks will be delivered across Galway.

Nationally, 35-thousand pieces of PPE will be delivered to 54 sites around Ireland – including Early Intervention Services, Enable Ireland, and Safetynet Primary Care.

Chief Executive of Heroes Aid, Mary Leahy, says it’s vital that healthcare workers are fully equipped with PPE.

Galway Bay FM