Brevard County Board of County Commissioners
Brevard County Board of County Commissioners

2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, Florida 32940
www.brevardfl.gov

Office: (321) 633-2000
Fax: (321) 100-1000
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Don Walker
Communications Director
(321) 690-6843
don.walker@brevardfl.gov
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 20, 2020 9:42 AM

PPE Kits Available for Small Businesses



BREVARD COUNTY, FL. – Small businesses in Brevard County that employ 25 or fewer workers can apply beginning Monday, July 20, for County-provided Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits funded through the federal Coronavirus Air, Relief and Economic Security (CARES Act).

The PPE kit distribution was approved by the Board of County Commissioners to support small businesses with supplies to reopen and sustain operations during the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency.

PPE kits provided by the County will contain 200 procedure masks, 25 reusable cloth masks, 2 boxes of gloves and 2 bottles of hand sanitizer. Applications are available online beginning Monday at www.brevardfl.gov/BrevardCARES. Distribution of the PPE kits will be held from Monday, Aug. 3, through Friday, Aug. 7, at various locations in the county.

Small businesses eligible for the PPE kits must meet the following criteria:
Must have 25 or fewer employees
Must be located in Brevard County

Must operate within the following industry segments:
Health Care
Children services and youth camps
Museums and historical sites
Amusement and recreation centers
Independent restaurants
Barber Shops, beauty salons, nail salons, and personal care services

Once approved, businesses may choose from the following locations and times to pick up their PPE kit:
Monday, Aug. 3: Titusville Library, 2121 South Hopkins Ave., Titusville, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 4: Central Brevard Library and Reference Center, 308 Forrest Ave., Cocoa, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5: Cocoa Beach Library, 550 North Brevard Ave., Cocoa Beach, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 6: Melbourne Library. 540 East Fee Ave., Melbourne, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 7: Brevard County’s warehouse, 7740 Technology Drive, West Melbourne, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

For more information, call (321) 350-9275.