Personal protective gear is running low again as coronavirus cases spike across the country.
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services has three drop-off locations for businesses, organizations and individuals to donate unused medical supplies. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Health Services is accepting the following items: disposable face masks, N95 masks, eye protection such as face shields and safety goggles, disposable gowns, gloves, surgical caps, foot covers, bleach wipes, and hand sanitizer.
Homemade masks, 3D ventilator parts, medications, food, blankets, and medical equipment will not be accepted.
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The donation sites are open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Los Angeles County sites are at the following locations:
- LAC+USC Medical Center Supply Chain Operations Warehouse, 1900 Zonal Ave., Los Angeles, 90033, (323) 409-2380
- Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Supply Chain Operations Warehouse 1000 West Carson St., Torrance, 90502, (424) 306-7800
- Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Supply Chain Operations Warehouse 14445 Olive View Dr., Sylmar, 91342, (747) 210-4001