PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Request

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Do you know your facilities burn rate? The CDC has a PPE Burn Rate Calculator to help healthcare facilities plan and optimize the use of PPE for response to COVID-19. Non-healthcare facilities such as correctional facilities may also find this tool useful.



Learn Strategies to Optimize the Supply of PPE and Equipment by the CDC.



This process for PPE request is ONLY APPLICABLE for ATCOG/DDC5/TSA-F.


The City of Texarkana, TX and Bowie County are following the Piney Woods RAC Guidelines for Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Distribution.

Please follow ALL the steps below to make your PPE request:

  1. PPE is a scarce resource during the COVID-19 Response.  DSHS has established Guidelines for Prioritizing Allocation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  
  2. Please review the New Guidelines by Piney Woods RAC for Requesting PPE.
  3. Use this RAC Fillable Form (updated form 04/27/2020) for your PPE request.  Once this form is filled out, it must be attached to your STAR request. 
  4. Follow the TSAG PPE STAR Instructions to submit your STAR request.
  5. Once you have filled out RAC Fillable form for the PPE request, please write the STAR request number on the form, then email a copy of the form to the Joint Operations Center at TTFD-OEM@txkusa.org

If you need assistance with this process, please contact Brandon Moore with the Piney Woods Regional Advisory Council at (903)352-4484 or email Brandon.Moore@RAC-G.org.