St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown 4

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

Address

Allentown

501 Cetronia Road, Allentown, PA 18104

Whitehall

2402 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, PA 18052

Quakertown

157 West End Blvd, Quakertown, PA 18951

Hamburg

9 Dave's Way, Hamburg, PA 19526

Lehighton

575 S. 9th St., Lehighton, PA 18235, Suite 7

Bethlehem

153 Brodhead Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017

Wind Gap

487 East Moorestown Rd., Wind Gap, PA 18091

Brodheadsville

111 Route 715, Brodheadsville, PA 18322

Phillipsburg

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.

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