The Transylvania Times -

By Alex Perri
Staff Writer 

Official Notes Glove, Mask Shortages - Brevard NC


Last updated 3/19/2020 at 10:10pm

Supermarket shelves are bare in some places, and local restaurants are feeling the impacts of coronavirus preparedness in the county, but the most concerning of any shortages in the community are at area hospitals and health care providers.

“There are providers that are experiencing shortages of personal protective equipment,” said Tara Rybka, public information officer with Transylvania Public Health. “Things like gloves and masks and face shields.

“Their vendors are not able to ship those items and our health care providers need to be able to wear those.”

According to Rybka...

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