Assemblywoman Smith Secures PPE for Santa Clarita Post-Acute Center

Thursday, July 2, 2020

SANTA CLARITA, CA — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita), in partnership with The BizFed Institute, donated 600 disposable gowns for health care workers at the Santa Clarita Post-Acute Center Thursday. The Assemblywoman is a member of the Los Angeles County steering committee, comprised of state and local elected officials, BizFed and labor organizations securing personal protective equipment (PPE).

"Nursing homes and elder care facilities, hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis, have been our top concern in the California State Legislature," Assemblywoman Smith said. "As we continue to examine and monitor this situation on a statewide level, I am proud to work with our local partners to shepherd resources to our frontline workers."

Started in April 2020, a partnership between BizFed Institute, all 39 State Senators and Assemblymembers representing Los Angeles County, the County, the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC), Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Los Angeles Locals, along with the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed) 195 business associations representing over 400,000 employers mobilized to find and collect tax-deductible donations of much needed vital personal protective equipment supplies to help protect workers throughout the County and mitigate the spread of the virus.

More information on how to donate PPE can be found here.

Assemblywoman Christy Smith represents California's 38th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Agua Dulce, Castaic, Santa Susana Knolls and North San Fernando Valley.

Contact: Danni.Wang@asm.ca.gov (661) 286-1565 or (913) 449-0802