The MAT recommends the State of NM build a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) stockpile par level with adequate supplies for 7 days at Peak Surge, and this assessment describes PPE prioritization from the State stockpile. Prioritization of distribution of the State Stockpile should be as follows:

• Tier 1: Acute care hospitals; EMS & First Responders; Testing and Surveillance staff
• Tier 2: Skilled Nursing and Long-Term-Care; Quarantine and isolation facilities; Other high-risk congregate living
• Tier 3: Phase I clinical and essential businesses
• Tier 4: Phase II clinical and essential businesses
• Tier 5: Other clinical and businesses

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