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FEMA calls for PPE solicitations

In the Industry | March 27, 2020 | By:

Lloyd Wood, with the International Trade Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce ( has notified IFAI that on March 26 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) posted a new solicitation for personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies in response to COVID-19. Products identified include (but are not limited to) face shields, gown coveralls, face masks, and gloves. 

To sell medical supplies or equipment to the federal government, businesses are asked to please submit a price quote under the COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies Request for Quotation. Full details can be found in the solicitation (Notice ID 70FA2020R00000011).

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to be considered for award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at Registration must be “ACTIVE” at the time of award.

FEMA has a website dedicated to the coronavirus response with drop down menus for various lines of effort, including one on “how to help,” where the solicitation above is posted. FEMA will receive offers to supply through September 25, 2020.

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