Seneca County EMA seeks PPE for first responders

Information provided by Seneca County Emergency Management Agency

Seneca County Emergency Management Agency has announced the opening of a donation collection point in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The State is encouraging medical practices such as veterinary clinics, dentists, elective surgery centers and other providers to donate surplus Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support first responders and critical operations occurring in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. While the Stay at Home Order is in effect, Seneca County EMA asks that any businesses, not just those listed above, to consider donating any of the items on the list below. Please bring items to the Donation Collection Center at the Public Safety Building, 126 Hopewell Ave., Tiffin, on the Seneca County Fairgrounds.  Or you can call (419) 934-1967 to arrange for someone to pick up the supplies from your location.

At this time, we have asked for donations of the following items:

  • N95 masks
  • Surgical masks
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Eye protection
  • Face shields
  • Nitrile gloves
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Hand sanitizer

Again, please bring any of the items listed to the Donation Collection Center at the Public Safety Building, 126 Hopewell Ave, Tiffin Ohio on the Seneca County Fairgrounds between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, contact John Spahr, emergency management administrator, at jspahr@senecacountyohio.gov.

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