WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — As medical supplies dwindle during the COVID-19 outbreak, Community Healthcare Center officials are asking for help from the community.
In a press release, CHC Marketing and Outreach Director David Preston stated they are in urgent need for supplies to continue to serve the community.
The supplies they are asking for include:
- N95 masks
- N99 masks
- N100 masks
- R95 masks
- P95 masks
- P99 masks
- P100 masks
- earloop masks
- additional personal protective equipment
Preston said their supply is nearly exhausted, so they are asking community members for their help.
Preston said seamstresses can help by making masks for the Community Healthcare Center officials. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has posted specifications for said mask manufacturing online.
As stores have flooded with demand, Preston said CHC officials are asking for additional supplies for their patients who have difficulty getting out to shop.
High need items include toilet paper, hand soap, bars of soap and other toiletry items.
If you have extra of either,
To donate supplies or services, Preston encourages people to call 940-397-2602 or drop off extra supplies at the Community Healthcare Center. They will limit each patient to one roll and one bar, respectively.
The Community Healthcare Center officers are opened from 8 a.m.—5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 200 MLK Jr. Blvd.