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Due to the nationwide shortage in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supplies, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management is coordinating PPE donations.

We are asking local and regional businesses and non-health care industries, including construction, dental, veterinary, manufacturing, breweries, mining, logging, fisheries etc. to donate their PPE.

Items that can be accepted include:

  • Masks (N95, surgical, and procedural)
  • Face Shields (medical)
  • Gowns – Disposable
  • Gloves – Exam Type
  • Eye Protection (goggles and eye shields)

Donated PPE must be:

  • Unused
  • Original packaging is preferred but not required
  • Expired is okay

PPE Donation Sites in Lincoln County:

North County – North Lincoln Fire and Rescue
Bob Everest Station, 2525 NW Hwy 101, Lincoln City, OR
Drop off-times: 9:00am – 3pm, Monday – Friday

Central County – Newport Fire Department
245 NW 10th Street, Newport, OR
Drop off-times:  9:00am – 3pm, Monday – Friday

East County – Toledo Fire Department
285 NE Burgess Road, Toledo, OR
Drop off times: 9:00am – 3pm, Monday – Friday

South County – Central Oregon Coast Fire and Rescue
145 NW Alsea Hwy, Waldport, OR 97394
Drop off times: 9:00am – 3pm, Monday – Friday

Additional Information:

  • All donated supplies will be redistributed to our most vulnerable healthcare partners in need of supplies.
  • You will receive a donation letter you can use for a tax deduction.
  • If you require PPE for your own personal healthcare, please save those supplies for your use.

Need More Information or Have Questions?

 

Call Center: 541-265-0621, open March 26 and March 27 from 9am – 1pm.  Hours to be updated.
Website: www.co.lincoln.or.us/covid
Facebook: www.facebook.com/LincolnPublicHealth

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