County Executive Laura Curran, Commissioner of Police Patrick J. Ryder and OEM Commissioner Steven Morelli announce that Nassau County are accepting donations of medical supplies during this unprecedented National State of Emergency.
On Tuesday, the first day of the drive, more than 80,000 medical supplies were dropped off and collected. These supplies include approximately 74,000 pairs of gloves, 3,300 surgical masks, 2,200 N95 masks, 355 medical gowns, 131 face shields and assorted packages of disinfecting wipes and sanitizers.
Workers will be on hand to help unload supplies at Eisenhower Park, Field 3 from Tuesday, March 24 to 27 and Monday, March 30 to April 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Requests are for donations of the below medical supplies in unopened boxes/packages:
- N95 Surgical Masks in unopened container/boxes
- Eye protection such as goggles and face shields
- Nitrile Gloves in unopened boxes which have not expired
- Disposable medical gowns (paper which are fluid resistant or plastic)
- Shoe cover/booties
- No-Touch thermometers
- Thermometer probe covers
- HEPA filters for Ventilators / Anesthesia Machines
- Antibacterial and disinfecting wipes – typically alcohol or bleach based
- Disinfecting wipes (Clorox/Lysol)
- Hand Sanitizer