Commentary: Illinois COVID-19 response is failing people with disabilities – Chicago Tribune

Our coalition is organized by people with disabilities and individuals from disability advocacy organizations in Cook County. We have come together in direct response to the lack of effective and systematic methods for PPE distribution. To date, we have made and delivered more than 150 PPE packages, consisting of medical masks, fabric masks, medical gloves, face shields, reusable body aprons, soap and hand sanitizer — almost all from donations. We also have sent letters to the Illinois’ Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services expressing our concerns, but have yet to receive a full response with answers to our questions.

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Author: The Covid-19 Channel