For Immediate Release
NEWMARKET, ONTARIO, April 6th 2020 – Newmarket based BIOS Medical has donated 30,000 examination gloves to Southlake Regional Health Center. Personal Protective Equipment including gloves, masks, and face visors are all in high demand currently and many hospitals are warning of shortages.
BIOS Medical had some gloves and made them available to the hospital in their local community. “For the last several weeks we have been inundated with orders for gloves and masks. In the face of the growing need for personal protective equipment, we really felt the last of our inventory should be used on the front line at Southlake Regional Health Center.” said BIOS Medical president Gary Reed.
BIOS Medical is a local Newmarket business that provides a wide range of home medical products to pharmacies and home healthcare stores across Canada. Their assortment of over 1700 products includes mobility products, bathroom safety items, aids to daily living and home diagnostics products like fever thermometers, blood pressure monitors and pulse oximeters. “Many of our product categories, particularly our home diagnostics products have been in very high demand. Clearly, Canadians are closely monitoring their health while they are self-isolating at home.” said Reed.