The Jackson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has set up a way for medical and other private sector professionals to donate excess medical supplies at the Jackson County Expo.
MEDFORD, OREGON — Medical and other private sector professionals across Southern Oregon are encouraged to donate new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks, gowns, and gloves. “PPE supplies at local hospitals and care providers has reached a critical level,” noted John Vial, Jackson County Emergency Operations Center, “The community's assistance is helping to solve this problem is greatly appreciated.”
New PPE is being collected at the Jackson County Expo in Central Point. The PPE will be added to the Jackson County’s cache for COVID-19 preparedness. This applies to medical professionals, doctors, dentists, veterinarians, and non-health care private sector businesses (e.g. contractors and electricians).
Once the PPE is received, it will be inspected, inventoried, and distributed throughout Jackson County, to be used for medical professionals working with COVID-19 patients.
Requested items include:
- latex-free gloves
- procedural masks
- surgical masks
- N95 respirators and N95 filters
- other respirators (P100s, PAPRs, and PAPR supplies / parts)
- face shields
- splash shields
- hand sanitizer
- disinfecting wipes
You can drop off PPE donations between 7:00am and 10:00am starting on Sunday, March 22, 2020 and ending Friday, March 27, 2020 at:
The Jackson County Expo
1 Penninger Road
Central Point Oregon 97502
Enter at Gate 2 and follow the signs. Donations will be collected as you drive through, keeping everyone safe from contact.
If you have questions or need to coordinate a drop off, please contact: Rob Holmbeck, Jackson County Expo, at (458) 225-4202 or email to HolbeRE@JacksonCounty.org.
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