JAMESTOWN – A health care provider in Jamestown is asking for the community’s help in obtaining crucial protective equipment and cleaning supplies.
The Chautauqua Center on Tuesday launched a supply drive in an effort to encourage donations.
The Center is seeking donations of the following items from community members and organizations:
- Disinfecting wipes
- Surgical masks
- N-95 masks
- Face/eye shields
- Surgical gowns
Center officials say it is crucial that health care workers have access to the protective equipment and cleaning supplies needed to keep them safe on the job.
Any items that are collected will be used at the clinic sites and, if possible, shared with hospitals and other health organizations.
“We are hoping to see donations from groups such as dental providers who have temporarily closed, construction companies and individuals who have a large supply of a specific item. Every little bit helps, and the sooner the better” said Dan Courtney, Marketing Assistant at the Center.
To limit personal contact, drop boxes for these items have been set up.
In Jamestown, items can be left outside, under the covered parking area at 107 Institute St. In Dunkirk, items can be deposited in the lobby of the dental/behavioral health clinic at 314 Central Ave.
Donors are asked to drop items in the box, with staff collecting, cleaning and distributing donations appropriately. Large donations can be arranged and/or picked up by staff by calling (716) 484-4334 ext. 1314 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.