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.
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Homemade masks, 3D ventilator parts, medications, food, blankets, and medical equipment will not be accepted.
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