Urgent Plea Issued for Medical Supplies
Hillsborough County is putting out a plea for donations of medical supplies that can be used to help fight the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.
Medical schools, dental clinics, elective surgery centers, private vendors, residents, and others are asked to donate ONLY the following items:
- Impervious gowns
- Face shields
- Surgical masks
- N95 masks
- Tyvek suits
- Exam gloves
The equipment must be medical grade personal protection equipment (PPE) and new in the box or unused. All sizes are needed. The supply of donated equipment will be used locally in hospitals, nursing centers, assisted living facilities, or other areas of need.
Donations can be dropped off at the former Sears Automotive shop at 250 Westshore Plaza in Tampa Monday through Friday between 9 AM and 3 PM.
If you have any questions please contact a member of our Donations Team at (813) 641-6985.
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