Free PPE kits to help hard hit Nassau businesses reopen, stay open

Thousands of personal protective equipment kits were given out to businesses in Nassau Friday as part of the county’s “Boost Nassau” program.
They were unloaded at Baldwin Park to help hard-hit local businesses reopen and stay open.
According to the Boost Nassau website, kits include a contactless infrared digital thermometer, five face shields 400 three-ply masks; 100 pairs of powder-free, vinyl gloves; two gallons of hand sanitizer with a spray pump and a supply of sanitizing wipes.
Those eligible for the program would need to meet certain requirement:
•            Employ 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees.
•            Have gross revenues of less than $3 million per year.
•            Been in business for at least 1 year as of the date of loan application; and Located in Nassau County.
•            Have suffered a direct economic hardship as a result of COVID-19 related social distancing policies and stay-at-home order that have materially impacted their operations.