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Need for gloves and masks at UC San Diego Health units

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The University of California San Diego is asking for the public's help by way of donations of masks, gloves and face shields.

These items should be medical-grade and can come from salons, tattoo parlors, spas, etc. 

Below is more information and how you can help:

While UC San Diego Health is successfully managing its supplies as responsible stewards of its resources, we are also asking all researchers and relevant facilities, individuals and organizations to help alleviate the shortage in San Diego by making key equipment and materials available to UC San Diego Health.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) are critically important, specifically:

  • Medical-grade procedure and surgical masks
  • Surgical and isolation / protective gowns
  • Arm sleeves
  • Goggles, eye shields and face shields

Here Are Ways to Deliver Needed Equipment and Supplies:

 Physically drop off items at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, located at 200 West Arbor Drive. (See map.)

Please contact Carlos Olvera first to schedule a drop-off, Monday through Friday at 619-471-0704 or colvera@health.ucsd.edu.

Ship donated items to: 

200 West Arbor Drive

Attn: COVID-19

San Diego, CA 92103