America has surpassed 3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, and much of the country has seen alarming spikes in recent weeks. And our health care workers still don't have enough of the equipment that they need to protect themselves and care for their patients.
To make matters worse, the federal government has focused on funneling supplies to private companies rather than coordinating the supply chain and getting materials directly to areas in need. And in some cases, suppliers are charging outrageous prices as states, local governments and hospitals are forced to bid against each other over equipment.
We're calling on a set of key Senators to include a central, transparent system for procuring and distributing critical medical supplies directly to impacted areas as part of the next coronavirus stimulus package. Send your message today.