Children’s Health asks public for protective gear, monetary donations to combat coronavirus

Children's Health is asking the public for assistance as it prepares for new coronavirus patients. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Children's Health is asking the public for assistance as it prepares for new coronavirus patients. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Children's Health is asking the public for assistance as it prepares for new coronavirus patients. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Children’s Health is asking North Texas residents for money and protective equipment donations for its health workers as the hospital system gears up for more coronavirus cases.

The system’s most urgent needs are for N95 masks; surgical masks with and without shields; disposable gloves; and eye protection, such as safety goggles, Children’s Health said March 27 in a news release.

The system also needs disinfectant, face shields, disposable gowns, hand soap and hand sanitizer of more than 60% alcohol, according to the release.

Monetary donations are being accepted at the Children’s Health website. Physical item donations are being accepted by appointment only. Those interested should email covidresponse@childrens.com, then make an appointment to drop-off at one of the following two locations.

Specialty Center 2 Plano—first floor parking garage, 7211 Preston Road, Plano; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays


Children’s Health Specialty Center Dallas—first floor parking garage, 2350 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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