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.