Personal protective equipment (PPE) packs being delivered for winter
The Australian Government are delivering bulk winter personal protective equipment (PPE) packs to all residential aged care homes expected to commence in late March 2023 starting with remote and rural facilities and be completed by late May 2023, ahead of winter.
From 10 March 2023, DHL, will be contacting each facility via phone call to confirm delivery arrangements.
If you are not contacted by DHL by 30 April 2023, please contact the Department by email at [email protected] may occur if your contact details are not up to date.
The 2023 winter PPE pack will include a 3-day supply of all the PPE items listed below. The volume of PPE provided will depend on the number of residents at each home.
Expiry dates of PPE will be enough to cover the winter season until at least 31 August 2023.
More details/ source: Health.gov.au