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The Majority Report 04/06/20 - Giving back during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Sims and Cullerton to donate disinfectant to first responders

Cleaning supplies

GLENDALE HEIGHTS – State Senators Elgie Sims and Tom Cullerton worked with PathoSans/Klarion Technologies, a division of Spraying Systems Co., to spearhead efforts to make disinfectant and sanitizer more readily available to first responders across Illinois.

Sims (D-Chicago) and Cullerton (D-Villa Park) partnered with PathoSans Technologies to secure up to 5,000 gallons per day of its PathoCide® disinfectant and sanitizer, which will allow the state to clean vehicles, work surfaces, and facilities to keep government personnel and citizens safer during the coronavirus crisis.

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Manar, McClure call for senior meal delivery volunteers

Senior mealsSPRINGFIELD – State Senators Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) and Steve McClure (R-Springfield) are issuing an urgent call to action for Central Illinois residents to fill the Area Agency on Aging for Lincolnland’s (AgeLinc) volunteer shortage.

AgeLinc needs volunteers to assist with meal preparation and delivery for seniors in multiple cities, as well as help to package meals for delivery at the Senior Services of Central Illinois meal preparation site.

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Bennett encourages community to donate PPE Face mask

CHAMPAIGN – State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) encourages community members, groups and businesses to donate unused personal protective equipment (PPE) to their local health departments, hospitals and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The shortage of personal protective equipment like masks, gloves and face shields have created a desperate need for healthcare workers,” Bennett said. “If you have essential supplies, please donate them to help protect patients, providers and staff during this critical time.”

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