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There is a Need For Your Support. How You Can Help During the COVID 19 Epidemic

March 18, 2020

There is a need for your support. Below are some links/information on what’s needed and how you can help. This list will be continually updated as we receive information. 

During this time our staff is available to answer questions and provide assistance as required. Please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Calling All Suppliers – Government of Canada is seeking information from suppliers on their ability to provide products and services in support of Canada’s response to COVID-19. CLICK HERE 

Ontario Together: help fight Coronavirus 
The Province of Ontario has set up an Ontario’s online portal, Ontario Together, a new tool to identify the province’s supply challenges and solicit ideas and proposals from Ontario’s business community on how the government can work together to meet challenge of Covid-19.   You can register your companies capabilities at this website.We welcome help from businesses and organizations who can supply emergency products and innovative solutions to support our response to Covid-19. For listing of how you can help CLICK HERE 

3D Printing – Downloadable Face Shield Files Available 
Local companies who have the ability to 3D print and wish to contribute to the supply of personal protection products can find a downloadable file on GitHub. Other 3D printable medical devices are also available for free download. FULL DETAILS HERE.  For companies in Bay of Quinte who specifically want to print face shields for Quinte Health Care, there are plans available for their particular requirements.  Please contact QEDC for more information: info@quintedevelopment.com 

Industrial or Home Sewing, QHC approved mask – sewing pattern on Fun with Stitches website 

A local individual has worked with QHC to develop and produce a manually assembled face shield.  If your organization can help in producing these or by donating needed materials, please contact us ainfo@quintedevelopment.com 

Ontario Centres of Excellence – COVID-19 Collaboration Platform  

CRITICAL PRODUCTS 

Ventilators 

Diagnostic Tests 

Hand Sanitizers and Disinfectants 

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT 

Masks

Gowns and Gloves 

3D Printable Components 

CSA STANDARDS FOR MANUFACTURERS 

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) has made a selection of relevant standards available for no-fee view access through the online platform at the following link:  COVID-19 Response Standards and Handbooks / Normes pour faire face au COVID-19 

If you are a manufacturer or emergency service responding to the COVID-19 outbreak and require access to a standard, please contact sales@csagroup.org so that we can arrange for complimentary working access to the document. 

Local companies in Bay of Quinte are stepping up and answering the call: 

There are great contributions from industry in Bay of Quinte, see the great stories about those companies in the region who are helping in pandemic fight. 

Impacto steps up to produce face masks
Rentx Group of companies donates N95 Masks to QHC
Reid’s Dairy offers support to businesses
Loyalist College Faculty and Alumni produce much needed face shields for healthcare   

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