VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - In response to offers from residents and businesses to donate supplies, the City of Virginia Beach announced Wednesday that it now has a formal donations process to receive personal protective equipment (PPE).
The equipment will go to the city's emergency responders and other frontline employees supporting the COVID-19 pandemic response.
According to the city, it is accepting the following items, preferrably commercial-grade and in original packaging:
- Disinfecting cleaner approved for COVID use
- Eye protection (glasses and goggles)
- Fluid and droplet hair protection
- Hand sanitizer
- N95 Masks – large, medium, small, universal
- Nitrile Gloves – XL, large, medium, small
- Protective Gowns (prefer moisture barrier / level 3)
- Surgical mask with or without Fluid Shield Protection
- Surgical shoe covers
Businesses and residents interested in donating should complete this form instead of dropping items off with City agencies. Staff will review donations offered and arrange for drop-off or pick-up of the items.
The City of Virginia Beach is looking to set up an official donation reception center soon.