Skagit County, WA– Skagit Regional Health has publicly announced they are now accepting donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as well as monetary donations, during this unprecedented crisis involving the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in our community.
In an announcement on their website, Skagit Regional Health says they have received numerous inquiries and offers of support from the community for the work of the Skagit Regional Health Care givers. They are now accepting donated items, such as, Isolation Gowns, Exam Gloves (Non-Latex, Medical Grade ONLY-We cannot use industrial gloves.) Thermometers, N95 Masks, Surgical (Disposable Masks Only, No Cloth Masks), Sealed Goggles and Face Shields. As safety is their top priority, all items must be medical grade, new, unused and unopened packages.
The Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation has set up a COVID-19 Support Fund. This fund will support the emergent patient care needs. Your gift donation is tax-deductible and will be acknowledged with a letter of gratitude/receipt by the Skagit Valley Hospital Foundation. To Donate please visit their website, click here.
For questions about PPE donations, please contact Covid19Donations@skagitregionalhealth.org or call, 360-428-2140.
Updates will be posted if they identify areas where specific physical equipment and supplies are needed. Please visit their website for more information by clicking here.
Skagit Regional Health wrote “We are so grateful for the generosity and support our communities have shown to our staff and providers. Thank you!”