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Direct Relief, Medical Reserve Corps Open Mask-Distribution Sites in Santa Barbara

Mask Distribution for Jesusita Fire

At the request of the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, Direct Relief today established two distribution sites in Santa Barbara to provide N95 particulate respirators (masks) for local residents affected by the Jesusita Fire. The distribution sites will be staffed by Direct Relief staff and volunteers and members of the Santa Barbara County Medical Reserve Corps. The MRC includes volunteer health physicians, […]

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Jesusita Fire: Direct Relief Delivers Protective Masks to First Responders

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5:50 p.m.  In response to the rapidly expanding Jesusita fire, Direct Relief has furnished N95 particulate respirators at the request of local emergency response for use by responders to the Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara County. Watch a video about our response. The request for protective masks was made to Direct Relief Emergency Response Coordinator Brett Williams, who was meeting at the […]

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Wildfire Outbreak: Direct Relief Responds to Jesusita Fire

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Direct Relief has offered assistance in response to rapidly spreading wildfire that erupted this afternoon amid high temperatures and strong winds in the Santa Barbara foothills, prompting evacuations of local residents. Direct Relief has been in emergency-response mode and coordinating emergency activities with local public health officials and community clinics in connection with the H1N1 flu outbreak. Public health officials were meeting at Direct […]

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Direct Relief Sends Swine Flu Aid to Mexico Pediatric Hospital and Additional U.S. Clinics

Baxter and GSK Supplies for H1N1 in Mexico

This week, Direct Relief International has delivered additional protective medical supplies to partner clinics in the U.S. and a consignment of aid to the National Institute of Pediatrics in Mexico City in response to the H1N1 (“Swine”) Flu outbreak. The 500-bed public hospital, which provides free treatment to low-income children up to age 17, is receiving specifically requested Tylenol to help treat […]

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Direct Relief USA Sends Requested Materials to Safety Net Clinics in Response to Swine Flu Outbreak

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Direct Relief USA is sending specifically requested N95 particulate respirators to five partner clinics in California and Texas today in response to the Swine Influenza A/H1N1 outbreak. The shipments are designed to equip clinic providers should an outbreak of swine flu occur in their areas. Christ Clinic in Katy, Texas is receiving N95 masks, as are the following clinics in California: […]

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Direct Relief Offers Assistance in Response to Swine Flu

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In response to reports of swine flu in the U.S., Direct Relief USA today has been in contact with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) as well as more than 100 individual clinics in California and Texas to offer assistance. Tapping into local and state emergency response networks, Direct Relief has also been in contact with the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) […]

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