Small retail businesses and restaurants can apply for County-provided Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits funded through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The PPE kit distribution was approved by the Board of County Commissioners to support small businesses, retailers and restaurants with supplies to 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, Oct. 5 through Friday, Oct. 16. Distribution will begin on Monday, Oct. 12. Applications for free PPE are available at www.brevardfl.gov/BrevardCARES. When filling out an application, businesses will be able to choose a preferred location and time to pick up free PPE once distribution begins on Monday, Oct. 12. Small businesses, retailers and restaurants that have collected free PPE from the County during previous distributions are still eligible for PPE. but must apply.