County Partners with Foodbank to Accept PPE

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Source: County of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara County in collaboration with Foodbank of Santa Barbara is partnering to establish a countywide process for the donation of PPEs from the community. Beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020, there will be several locations throughout the county where donations of PPE may be collected from community members. See below for details regarding the types and criteria of PPE needed, as well as donation locations and hours.

Types of PPE

  • N95 masks (NIOSH-approved)
  • Surgical and procedure masks (FDA-approved)
  • Exam gloves (powder free; nitrile or latex preferred)
  • Isolation gowns/coveralls
  • Hospital grade cleaning wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Eye protection
    • Face Shields
    • Goggles
    • Safety Glasses
  • Thermometers
    • Disposable
    • Non-contact/temporal scanner

PPE Criteria

All PPEs must meet the following criteria:

  • Sealed, original packaging
  • Not expired (with the exception of NIOSH-approved N95 masks in accordance with the Emergency Use Authorization)
  • No stains, odors or tears

Donation Locations and Hours

Donations will be accepted at the following locations:

Santa Maria United Boys & Girls Club - Evans Park, 200 W Williams St.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Santa Barbara United Boys & Girls Club – 602 W Anapamu St
Monday - Friday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Goleta United Boys & Girls Club – 5701 Hollister Ave
Monday - Friday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Carpinteria United Boys & Girls Club – 4849 Foothill Road
Every other Wed beginning March 25 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Carpinteria City Hall – 5775 Carpinteria Ave
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lompoc United Boys & Girls Club – 1025 W Ocean Ave
Monday - Friday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

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PitMix Mar 30, 2020 11:35 AM
County Partners with Foodbank to Accept PPE

These stories remind me of that old saying- It will be a great day when schools have all the funding they needs and the US Army needs to have bake sales to raise money...... You'd think the government would have this as one of their core functions, but the feds dropped the ball and now we find out that Gov Brown got rid of all of the medical supplies that Shwarzenegger put together for just this purpose. LA Times Story from this weekend.

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