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State veterans homes accepting donations of PPE

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Mar 28, 2020

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs veterans homes are accepting donations of personal protective equipment as healthcare professionals work to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the state's medical facilities.

Facilities are currently accepting donations of the following PPE:

- Non-sterile 2 or 3 ply surgical masks
- Non-sterile full body isolation gowns
- Medical, non-sterile, latex free gloves in all sizes, but especially medium and large
- N95 masks
- Gel hand sanitizer

Those interested or with further questions can contact specific homes for more information.

There are five veterans homes across the state:

Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home -
1610 Evangeline Road in Jennings

Louisiana Veterans Home -
4739 Highway 10 in Jackson

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Home -
4080 W. Airline Highway in Reserve

Northeast Louisiana Veterans Home -
6700 Highway 165 North in Monroe

Northwest Louisiana Veterans Home -
3130 Arthur Ray Teague Parkway in Bossier City

For more information, visit the LDVA website here.