How can I donate personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical supplies?
We are heartened by our community's desire to help ensure we maintain an optimal supply of masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for our hospital during the the COVID-19 outbreak.
We accept donations Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at 14433 Emelita Street in Van Nuys. You can bring donations into the hospital lobby or call (818) 787-1511 from the curb in front of the hospital entrance and someone will come out and retrieve the donations from your car. On the weekends, please drop off the donations in the hospital lobby.
Current Donation Needs:
- Disposable face masks
- N95 masks, sometimes called respirators
- Eye protection including face shields and safety goggles
- Disposable gowns
- Disposable gloves, especially non-latex
- Disposable surgical caps
- Disposable foot covers
- Wipes: bleach or antimicrobial
- Hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol)
- Infrared thermometers
- Specialized items to donate
Specialized Donation Needs:
- PAPRs (powered air-purifying respirators) and PAPR hoods
- Nasal testing swabs
- Viral testing kits
If you're not feeling well, we ask that you wait until you're feeling better before making a donation.
If you would prefer to mail in your donations, please send them to:
c/o SCH-Van Nuys
14433 Emelita St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
How can I donate a restaurant meal to staff?
If you would like to donate a restaurant meal to our staff, please call (818) 787-1511 ext. 200 or email Nina.Rosenfeld@AltaHospitals.com to arrange a date and time.