County Executive Laura Curran, Commissioner of Police Patrick J. Ryder and OEM Commissioner Steven Morelli made the request on Tuesday.
They are looking for:
- N95 Surgical Masks in unopened container/boxes
- Eye protection such as goggles and face shields
- Nitrile Gloves in unopened boxes which have not expired
- Disposable medical gowns (paper which are fluid resistant or plastic)
- Shoe cover/booties
- No-Touch thermometers
- Thermometer probe covers
- HEPA filters for Ventilators / Anesthesia Machines
- Antibacterial and disinfecting wipes - typically alcohol or bleach-based
- Disinfecting wipes (Clorox/Lysol)
- Hand Sanitizer
The medical supplies drive runs this week through Friday, March 27, and again from Monday-Friday next week March 30-April 3 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on all days.
Supplies can be brought to the Nassau County Public Safety Parking Lot where there will be a drive-up collection point, Field 3, Park Blvd, Eisenhower Park.
A similar drive is underway in Suffolk County, at the Suffolk Fire Academy.
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