New Jersey will join six other states in the region to pool resources for buying for personal protective equipment and other medical supplies as the area continues to battle the coronaviruspandemic, officials announced Sunday.
The announcement was made during New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefing. Gov. Phil Murphy and other governors joined the briefing by video conference.
New Jersey will join New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island and Massachusetts in the regional effort.“We’re going to form a consortium,” Cuomo said, adding the states will spend $5 billio… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: May 3rd, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: COVID-19, Medical equipment, New Jersey, PPE, Regional buying consortium | Comments Off on N.J. joins other 6 states to coordinate buying medical equipment for coronavirus outbreak