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DOD PPE Virtual Information Day – Follow Up With Resource Links

July 15th, 2020 / By: / COVID-19, News

Domestic PPE Industry Stakeholders:

On Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15, the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 Joint Acquisition Task Force (JATF) and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), in coordination with interagency partners, hosted a virtual information day regarding current and future demand for personal protective equipment (PPE).  

Event organizers indicated that a recording of both days of the webinar, along with the presentation materials, will be available on the JATF website (https://www.acq.osd.mil/jatf.html) no later than July 30, 2020.

The goal of the webinar was to provide current and potential suppliers of PPE an understanding of PPE requirements from across multiple sectors of the economy, including the U.S. government and trade associations representing medical and non-medical industry. Organizers also wanted to facilitate a dialogue between industry and the government regarding how current investments in domestic production may be supported by government and industry’s long-term planning for consumption of domestically produced PPE.  The target audience for the webinar was current and potential domestic producers of PPE (end-items as well as sub-tier suppliers of material) and consumers of PPE, namely major industry trade associations and hospital and medical network representatives. 

See below for a list of useful resources discussed during the webinar.

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

FedMall: https://www.dla.mil/Info/FedMall/

General questions about doing business with the Government can be directed to Mike McCall, Director of Small Business Office, DLA Troop Support at Michael.mccall@dla.mil or Joann Gatica, Small Business Specialist at joann.gatica@dla.mil.

Draft RFP for gown solicitations:

Surgical Disposable Gown:  
https://beta.sam.gov/opp/5bc1cfe209c843a1b807d2d314c07975/view#general

Reusable Isolation Gown: 
https://beta.sam.gov/opp/20d17f3d6ea3448b91ea127e21496ad7/view#general

DLA Draft Surgical/Isolation Gown RFPs will be accepting questions/comments through Wednesday, July 15th at 8:00 PM EDT.

SPE1C1-20-R-0137 Surgical Disposable Gown RFP DRAFT

Primary POC: Stephanie Gallagher; stephanie.gallagher@dla.mil; (215) 737-5145

Secondary POC: Catherine Dillon; catherine.dillon@dla.mil; (215) 737-2497

Email: DLATSSurgicalDisposableGowns20R0137@dla.mil

SPEC1C1-20-R-0138 DRAFT Solicitation for Disposable Isolation Gowns

Primary POC: Stephanie Gallagher; stephanie.gallagher@dla.mil; (215) 737-5145

Secondary POC: Catherine Dillon; catherine.dillon@dla.mil; (215) 737-2497

Email: DLATSSurgicalDisposableGowns20R0138@dla.mil

SPEC1C1-20-R-0139 Reusable Isolation Gown RFP DRAFT

Primary POC: Stephanie Gallagher; stephanie.gallagher@dla.mil; (215) 737-5145

Secondary POC: Catherine Dillon; catherine.dillon@dla.mil; (215) 737-2497

Email: DLATSSurgicalDisposableGowns20R0139@dla.mil 

DOD Office of Industrial Policy

Defense Production Act Title III: https://www.businessdefense.gov/DPA-Title-III/Opportunities/

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation loan program: https://www.dfc.gov/dpa 

DoD Trusted Capital: https://www.businessdefense.gov/Trusted-Capital/ 

Event: https://www.businessdefense.gov/Trusted-Capital/Events/

Air Force

Commercial Solution Opening

Unite and Fight: https://www.afwerx.af.mil/coronavirus.html

SAM.GOV: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/11fe0354f7bd4330aa147b64c1082f81/view (this solicitation closes August 15) 

Points of Contact

CSO Admin Contracting Officer: Yanju.Woolfolk@afwerx.af.mil

CSO Contract Specialist: Jessica.Steinhoff@afwerx.af.mil

AOI: See AOI for specific contact information 

Department of Veterans Affairs 

How to do business with VA: https://www.va.gov/osdbu/library/dbwva.asp 

Lloyd Wood 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles, Consumer Goods and Materials 
Industry & Analysis 
International Trade Administration | U.S. Department of Commerce 
1401 Constitution AVE NW 
Room 30003 
Washington, DC 20230

(202) 482-3737 – Main 
(202) 482-1278 – Direct 
(202) 494-6526 – Mobile 
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