How to donate personal protective equipment
As the number of coronavirus cases in the United States exponentially increased this week, health care workers sounded the alarm about shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). Around the country, hospitals and medical centers are facing of N95 masks, surgical gowns, medical face shields, disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizer, infrared thermometers and nitrile exam gloves, among other things.
Public health experts have advised people not to stockpile masks — they say only people who are already sick and medical professionals should shortages.. But panicked members of the public had already exhausted existing supplies, leading to widespread
Desperate doctors and nurses are taking to social media to plead for donations of much-needed supplies using the hashtag
[Source: CBS News]