Miami, FL (August 30, 2021) - On Friday, Onondaga County and Mersi Distribution entered into a pricing agreement for an array of medical supplies required by the County - most of which are PPE items and include a variety of masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, face shields, among other items. The contract amount was undisclosed.
Other items in the wider medical supplies contract were awarded to Henry Schein, School Health Corporation, Lotus Supplies, among others.
Ameer Helles, Director of Government Sales, said, "This agreement marks yet another important and humbling step forward for our family business in Q3. We look forward to a terrific relationship with Onondaga County. Thank you to Mr. Hammer, Ms. Guy, and the rest of the team over at the County for this truly valued opportunity."
About Mersi Distribution:
Mersi Distribution is a family owned and operated distributor and contract manufacturer of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) - including gloves, gowns, masks, sanitizers, wipes, and much more. Customers turn to us for competitive pricing and they stay for our unmatched 'WOW' customer service. With our commitment to deliver 'WOW', we always do right by our customers - who can expect us to do whatever it takes to exceed their expectations. 24/7/365 communication, knowledgeable experts on call, a "yes we can" attitude are some of the reasons federal and state government agencies, schools, businesses, and nonprofits choose our family business.
HQ: Miami, Florida.
About Onondaga County:
Located in the center of New York State, Onondaga County is home to the City of Syracuse. We are within 350 miles of all major cities in the northeast, conveniently situated at the intersection of Interstate 81 and the NYS Thruway.
The County of Onondaga is located in the central New York region, has a land area of 793.5 square miles and is approximately 35 miles in length and 30 miles in width. The County is governed under a home rule charter, which provides for the separation of the executive and legislative functions. This charter was approved by voter referendum in 1961. The 2010 U.S. Census showed a population of 467,026 for Onondaga County, which included a population of 145,170 for the City of Syracuse. The City of Syracuse is situated in the approximate center of the County and serves as the focus for commercial and business activities.
Pursuant to New York State Law, the County is responsible for the local funding of mandated social service programs, such as Medicaid. The County also administers health care services, such as immunization clinics and health screenings. The County, in conjunction with its underlying units, is responsible for providing police, fire, sanitation and water services, as well as the maintenance of streets, parks and recreational facilities.
Learn more at ongov.net.