Local groups unite to collect & distribute medical supplies for COVID-19

Posted at 3:01 PM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 16:01:19-04

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Medical Reserve Corps will begin accepting donations for critical medical supplies needed for the COVID-19 response efforts. This process will be facilitated in coordination with the Medical Reserve Corps, Lake Area Industry Alliance and the Region Five Health and Medical Coalition.

Needed items include:

  • Surgical Masks
  • N-95 Masks (Please refer to CDC PPE recommendations)
  • Surgical Gowns
  • Gloves
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Sterile wipes
  • Face Shields

No supplies outside this list will be accepted at this time.

Industries, individuals, businesses or other organizations are encouraged to call 721-4025 or email if they are interested in donating items. The donation will be screened to ensure the items meet criteria. A time and location for delivery will then be arranged.

Medical providers in need of supplies will have an unpublished number to call and request items as needed.