Accepting Donations of Medical and Protective Supplies and Equipment

April 14, 2020

In response to questions about how members of the community can assist in the region’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response, Wythe County Community Hospital today announced that it is accepting donations of unused and handmade medical and protective supplies and equipment. This move is part of Wythe County Community Hospital’s ongoing efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for increased needs of personal protective equipment (PPE), which healthcare providers across the nation are experiencing.

The hospital can accept the following unused medical and protective supplies and equipment:

  • Disposable face masks including surgical masks and ear-loop masks
  • Homemade face masks
  • Respirator masks NISOH approved rated N95 or higher
  • Face shields and goggles designed to protect eyes
  • Disposable gowns such as medical/dental gowns as well as impervious or isolation gowns
  • Disposable non-latex gloves
  • Disposable surgical caps
  • Disposable foot covers
  • Antimicrobial wipes
  • Hand sanitizer

At this time, Wythe County Community Hospital cannot accept medical devices, medications or linens. 

Those with supplies and equipment to donate may contact our Material Management Department at 276.228.0484 to arrange delivery.