Supply Drop Off Sites Set Up to Assist Johnston Health
As we take steps to prepare for and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community, many of you are looking for ways to help. Johnston Health is asking community organizations, corporations and individuals to donate much-needed medical supplies to help protect workers and patients across the region. Donations are tax-deductible.
Currently, the hospitals most urgent needs are:
- N95 masks
- Surgical masks
- Surgical masks with shield
- Nasal swabs for medical use
Other needed items include:
- Eye protection, including safety goggles/glasses
- Face shields
- Gloves, disposable
- Gowns, disposable
- Hand sanitizer, greater than 60% alcohol
- Hand soap
- Shoe covers, disposable
We will have drop-off sites in both Smithfield and Clayton.
These sites will accept donations during the following dates and times:
- Tuesday, March 31 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
- Friday, April 3 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
To make a donation, individuals and organizations can drive up and drop off supplies at the locations above. As you arrive, please do not exit your vehicle. Park beside cones and await further instruction.
If people or organizations choose to donate, please follow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance for social distancing and staying home as much as possible.
Other ways to help
If you aren't able to provide supplies, but still want to help, please consider making a donation to the Johnston Health Foundation's One Community. One Response. COVID-19 Response Campaign. Your donation will be deployed where the need is the greatest to ensure patients continue to receive quality health care close to home during this time of crisis.