PPE Donations Needed for COVID-19 Response

Dear Portland Chapter Members and Industry Friends,

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) donations are urgently needed for the COVID-19 Response. Please consider donating your surplus PPE if you are able.

With local doctors, nurses and other medical staff facing dire shortages of equipment to protect them from the spread of coronavirus as they work, your donations are critical and will make a difference. Without this gear, hospitals and clinics may need to shut down, and first responders will be limited in their abilities to help.

Below is the full list of items that the The State of Oregon, Multnomah County and Portland Fire & Rescue are asking for:

  • latex-free gloves
  • procedural masks
  • surgical masks
  • N95 respirators and N95 filters
  • Other respirators (P100’s, PAPR’s, and PAPR supplies / parts)
  • face shields
  • splash shields
  • gowns
  • hand sanitizer
  • disinfecting wipes
Officials urge that donations be made to the approved sites listed below, rather than medical locations, which are trying to limit contamination risk.

ATTN: PPE Coordinator
Dept. of Corrections
3601 State Street
Salem, OR, 97301

12–4pm, Monday–Friday
Portland Fire & Rescue
Fire Marshal Office Parking Lot
1300 SE Gideon St.
Portland, OR 97202

12–4pm, Monday–Friday; 10am–2pm Saturday & Sunday
Multnomah County Headquarters
(Loading dock on 6th St.)
501 SE Hawthorne
Portland, OR 97214

Beginning Monday, March 23, the county will open another site open weekdays from 8a.m. to 5p.m: a drop box located outside the Yeon Building, 1620 SE 190th Ave.

If you have questions or a large quantity of equipment that you would like to donate and need it to be picked up, email: esf15.volunteerdonations@multco.us

We are all in this together. For more information about COVD-19 and what you can do to keep healthy and safe, visit the Centers for Disease Control at cdc.gov or the Oregon Health Authority. I hope that you and your loved ones stay healthy and well.

Sincerely,
Bridget Davidson
Executive Director
PCA Portland Chapter
(503) 236-7964
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