County appeals to public for medical supplies

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Norfolk County is appealing to the public for supplies to help protect front-line healthcare workers, such as paramedics and health unit staff, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Necessary supplies include:

  • N95 and surgical masks
  • Non-latex medical examination gloves/Nitrile gloves
  • Safety goggles/glasses
  • Face shields
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Travel-sized soap/shampoo.

Anyone who has these items for donation is asked to call 519-426-5870 or 519-582-2100 or 519-875-4485  ext. 2777 before dropping the donations off at Norfolk County’s Facilities Operations Building at 591 Norfolk Street South in Simcoe, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday to Friday.

If you have supplies but are unsure if they are needed/the right kind, call the Paramedic Services Duty Officer at 1-888-313-2119 and press 2.

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