BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- St. Luke's University Health Network is accepting donations to make sure hospitals have enough supplies to deal with potential equipment shortages.
Officials with St. Luke's said the network is now accepting donations of personal protective equipment and other supplies.
The types of PPE and supplies the network is specifically interested in are: surgical masks, N95 masks, goggles, face shields, vinyl gloves, hand sanitizer, Lysol and Clorox products, including wipes. The network is also accepting hospital-grade cleaning supplies and disinfectant.
Donations of fabrics for making their own masks can also be submitted. Acceptable material includes cotton, denim, duck cloth, canvas, twill, silk or other tight woven fabric, as well as elastic or rubber bands.
St. Luke’s has setup donation drop-off centers at the following Urgent Care locations.
Drop off Facility
501 Cetronia Road, Allentown, PA 18104
2402 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, PA 18052
157 West End Blvd, Quakertown, PA 18951
9 Dave's Way, Hamburg, PA 19526
575 S. 9th St., Lehighton, PA 18235, Suite 7
153 Brodhead Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017
487 East Moorestown Rd., Wind Gap, PA 18091
111 Route 715, Brodheadsville, PA 18322
200 Stryker's Road, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
They will be accepting donations whenever these locations are open.
Officials with the network said they can also arrange pickups from companies that want to donate.
Please contact Ben Guerin to arrange a pickup directly from your company. He can be reached at (610)739-9332 or Benjamin.Guerin@sluhn.org.
If you have questions, please call 1-866-STLUKES (785-8537), option 7.
Officials with the network said hospitals currently have an adequate stock of necessary items, but are starting the donation program to make sure they are prepared for any shortages that could happen in the future.