School districts combine to purchase personal protective equipment supplies
Last updated 8/6/2020 at 10:33am
WEST PLAINS – Cheney and Medical Lake school districts have teamed with other districts around the state to hopefully prove there is power in numbers – especially when it comes to buying personal protective equipment needed to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
Both school districts have placed orders through Educational Service District 112 in Vancouver, Wash. to purchase a variety of supplies ranging from reusable cloth face masks to isolation gowns, disinfecting wipes and infrared thermometers. The idea came after individual attempts to procure supplies early in the pandemic met w...