Month: April 2021

The IRS has announced that amounts paid for personal protective equipment (PPE) such as masks, hand sanitizer, and sanitizing wipes, purchased for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19, will be treated as amounts paid for medical care under Section 213(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code).  Therefore, if these amounts are not
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Personal protective equipment prices continue to skyrocket more than a year after the coronavirus pandemic jolted demand and expenses for Butler County governments, the Journal-News reports. West Chester Twp. Administrator Larry Burks said the price of protective gloves used by emergency responders has increased 200% over the past year, and another 25% jump is anticipated.
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Raytheon volunteers delivered more than 16 thousand masks and 600 packs of sanitizing wipes in advance of the start date. FARMINGTON, Conn. — “We’re getting back to camp and that’s all that really matters,” said Corrianne Chipello, the executive director at Farmington-based Camp Courant. Chipello was happy to host a team from the Raytheon Corporation
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LEXINGTON, KY. (May 4, 2021) – Memorable images of frontline workers treating COVID-19 patients wearing gowns, masks, face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE) are examples of infection control in practice.  Infection control is critical in health care settings like hospitals and long-term care facilities where staff must care for patients with contagious illnesses
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Walmart is mobilizing its global resources to expand support for COVID-19 relief efforts in India as the country struggles with a devastating second wave of the virus. Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, and the Indian Flipkart e-commerce platform and PhonePe digital payment app (both majority-owned by Walmart), along with Walmart’s global technology and sourcing hubs, are
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Walmart is mobilizing its global resources to expand support for COVID-19 relief efforts in India as the country struggles with a devastating second wave of the virus. Walmart, the Walmart Foundation, and the Indian Flipkart e-commerce platform and PhonePe digital payment app (both majority-owned by Walmart), along with Walmart’s global technology and sourcing hubs, are
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Midland County recorded 35 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to the state’s daily report. • Midland County: 35 cases were added. Pandemic total is 6,349 cases, 701 probable, 74 deaths and three probable deaths. • Bay County: 33 cases were added; pandemic total stands at 9,915 cases, 621 probable, 309 deaths and 13 probable
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Midland County recorded 35 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, according to the state’s daily report. • Midland County: 35 cases were added. Pandemic total is 6,349 cases, 701 probable, 74 deaths and three probable deaths. • Bay County: 33 cases were added; pandemic total stands at 9,915 cases, 621 probable, 309 deaths and 13 probable
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According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Disposable Gloves Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026,” the global disposable gloves market size reached US$ 7.8 Billion by 2019. Disposable gloves are single-use gloves that are used to prevent cross-contamination and provide protection against pathogens and external agents, such as dirt, humidity and harmful
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GREAT FALLS — At Studio Montage Salon & Spa in Great Falls, there is a seemingly inconspicuous tall, white cardboard box filled with used personal protective equipment. “Masks, face shields, gloves. All our Clorox wipes,” said Celeste Smith, a manager at the salon, describing the PPE in the box. But what you won’t see when
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GREAT FALLS — At Studio Montage Salon & Spa in Great Falls, there is a seemingly inconspicuous tall, white cardboard box filled with used personal protective equipment. “Masks, face shields, gloves. All our Clorox wipes,” said Celeste Smith, a manager at the salon, describing the PPE in the box. But what you won’t see when
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Nothing that Boris Johnson says is surprising anymore. Last week, the British Prime Minister was the only world leader who thought it necessary to inform President Joe Biden’s virtual climate-change summit that this was “not all about some expensive, politically correct green act of bunny hugging.” But Johnson retains the capacity to shock. On April
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DRIVEN by the Covid-19 pandemic, numerous new players in the country are getting into glove manufacturing. Many of these are by public companies whose announcements have attracted a fair bit of investor interest, considering the bumper profits the large players have been reporting since last year. The question is, will they be able to churn
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