personal protective equipment
PPE Shortage was Child Welfare Workers’ Biggest Need in Early Weeks of Pandemic
Adding to the growing wave of research emerging from the early days of the novel coronavirus, the results of a survey of professionals in justice and child welfare agencies show that, like health care workers, they faced a harrowing shortage of masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment.
To Ensure the Safety of Colorado’s Children, We Must Protect Those Caring for Them
In the face of COVID-19, child protection workers – like first responders everywhere – continue to care for children without proper personal protection equipment. While Colorado’s human service agencies and others throughout the country are trying to piecemeal a solution to protect their employees, there is simply not enough to ensure the safety of these workers as they respond to emergencies and do their job to keep children and families safe.