Memorial Health Systems seeks
donations of medical supplies from the community
Masks needed among other items
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[August 03, 2020]
the request of HSHS Illinois (including HSHS St. Johnís Hospital and
HSHS Medical Group), Memorial Health System, Springfield Clinic and
SIU Medicine, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach will start accepting
donations from the community related to COVID-19 supply shortages on
Wednesday, March 25 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
The donations can include boxed, unused surgical
type masks (including N95 masks); clean handmade, sewn masks;
unused, wrapped or boxed gowns and exam gloves; hand sanitizer;
bleach wipes and alcohol wipes to help with the national shortage
during the COVID-19 outbreak.
For those who wish to make masks, please use this
link (which includes instructions for elastic ties) or this
link (which includes instructions using cotton ties) as a guide.
Individuals can drop off their donations at
Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach located at 4930 LaVerna Road in
Springfield, Ill. starting on Wednesday, March 25 from 1 p.m. until
4 p.m. Collection will continue Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from
1 p.m. until 4 p.m. until Friday, April 3rd.
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The community should be assured that these donations
will be received in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Community members should only drop off donations at this
designated location in Sangamon County, do not bring them to the
hospitals or clinics. Please call (217) 525-8843 if you have any
Mission Outreach driving directions