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Protective Gear For Medical Workers: Where You Can Donate in LA County

Personal protective gear for medical workers is running low again. Here are a three spots in LA County accepting donations.

In this May 21, 2020, file photo, a nurse evaluates a coronavirus COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit (I.C.U.) at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, California.
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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 medsupply@dhs.lacounty.gov.

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.

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
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