Wayne UNC Health Care Seeks Donations of Masks, Other Critical Medical Supplies
Wayne UNC Health Care is asking community organizations, corporations and individuals to donate much-needed medical supplies to help protect workers and patients.
Goldsboro, NC – March 23, 2020 – Wayne UNC Health Care is asking community organizations, corporations and individuals to donate much-needed medical supplies to help protect workers and patients across across the region.
If people or organizations choose to donate, Wayne UNC is urging them to follow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance for social distancing and staying home as much as possible.
Currently, the hospital’s most urgent needs are:
Other needed items include:
- Eye protection, including safety goggles/glasses
- Face shields
- Gloves, disposable
- Gowns, disposable
- Hand sanitizer, greater than 60% alcohol
- Hand soap
- Shoe covers, disposable
- Handmade masks
For all handmade masks, please use clean, tightly-woven cotton fabric on both sides, and sew on a clean work surface. Please place face masks in ziplock-style plastic bags for donation.
To make a donation, individuals and organizations can drive up and drop off supplies:
Tuesday, March 24 through Saturday, March 28
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wayne Community College, front of campus, facing Wayne Memorial Drive; look for the tent.