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Thursday, April 30, 2020

PPE Still Needed at Alliston Hospital

Alliston | by Jill Young  

Specific types of gowns, masks, and hand sanitizer is still needed at Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

Personal Protective Equipment is still needed at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston.

March 26th the hospital launched a PPE drive and individuals, businesses and organizations have answered the call, and more equipment is still needed.

Some of the urgently required items include:

Procedure Masks: Ear-loop ASTMF2100-11, Level 2 rating or higher, GN95

Masks: N95 3M9105, 3M1870+, 3M8110S, 3M8210, NIOSH and CE

Gowns: AAMI, Level 2 rating or greater – must wrap all the way around

Hand sanitizer: 70% or higher alcohol, must be a pump bottle ONLY

If you have items to donate, please call (705) 220-0868 or email mmclean@smhosp.on.ca.

All products will be validated to ensure they meet the hospital’s needs.

Hand sewn scrub caps and cloth masks are being accepted for staff and if you want to help with that you can contact SMH Auxiliary President Gary Munro at gmunro@bell.net.

In addition to donations, if anyone knows of a manufacturer that has retooled to support PPE efforts, they can share the information with the hospital so they can look into their supplies.

For the most current information about PPE required and how you can help, please visit: www.stevensonhospital.ca/stevenson-ppe-drive.html

 

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