The administrative office in each academic department are responsible for the orders to restock department supplies.
Re-stocking orders can be submitted to PPE@uchc.edu. The email order must be from either the Business Services Manager or Administrative Manager, or if from someone other than the Manager, must copy (CC) the Manager on the order. Orders not from or cc-ing the Manager will be returned. Orders should also provide 3 dates/times when someone will be in the office to receive and sign for the supplies.
Gloves should continue to be ordered through the Warehouse eportal system. Departments and labs will not be charged for glove orders placed through the Warehouse.
Departments should plan for up to 72 hours for receipt of supplies from OLM.
|PPE Category||Research||Order Through|
|Restricted Use||Yes. Research AVP approval and biosafety, animal, or human subject protocol required.||OLM|
|Limited Use||Yes. Need in research environment as before pandemic and remains chargeable to grants.||OLM|
|General Use||Yes. As long as state and federal guidelines require using face coverings, frequent hand washing, and surface cleaning, these supplies will be provided as needed at no cost to departments or labs.||OLM|
|Gloves||Gloves and paper towels are other supplies that will be in high demand and are necessary to ensure a safe environment. Gloves will be needed for any staff that may be using disinfectant. As long as state and federal guidelines require frequent surface cleaning, gloves will be provided as needed at no cost to departments or labs.||Warehouse eportal|
Restricted PPE includes N95 respirators. These materials are only available outside of the clinical areas with approval from a Research AVP.
Limited Use PPE includes googles, face shields, isolation gowns, hair bouffants, and shoe covers. These materials are not required by state or federal guidelines for the safe return to work, but may be required PPE in a lab setting. These supplies should be ordered through OLM and are chargeable to sponsored projects.
General Use PPE are required by state and/or federal guidelines for the safe return to work. These supplies include surgical/procedure masks, disinfectant wipes, and hand sanitizer. Supplies will be purchased, stocked, and distributed by OLM for all UCH areas at no cost to departments or labs.