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OC Asks Establishments To Donate Needed Supplies

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Oneida County Requests Personal Protective Equipment Donations to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

The Oneida County Health Department (OCHD) is encouraging all outpatient surgical and procedural centers, ambulatory surgery centers, dental providers, veterinarians, schools, construction companies, nail/hair salons, and others to donate their unused PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) that is not immediately needed to assist healthcare providers, healthcare facilities, and first responders in need.

“Supplies are limited or low at some facilities in the county,” stated Linda Conlon, Oneida County Health Officer. “Protecting these workers is critical to preventing the further spread of COVID-19.”

PPE items requested for donation include: ?

N95 respirators

Earloop or tie masks

Hand sanitizers

Isolation gowns

Face shields

Safety glasses/goggles ? Forehead thermometers

Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR)

Other approved PPE supplies advised by the CDC

The Oneida County Health Department will distribute donations to agencies of need in our county.

To make arrangements for a donation, call Sherri at 715-369-6111, Monday – Friday from 11:30am – 4:30pm to set up a specific time and appointment.

Please do not drop them off at the department. This is a rapidly evolving situation. To read the latest information about COVID-19 check the Oneida County Health Department website (oneidacountypublichealth.org) or Facebook page

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