Haldimand County Emergency Services Continues To Appeal To The Community & Businesses For Supplies, Volunteers

Haldimand County Emergency Services is continuing to appeal to the community for donations of much needed supplies to keep front-line healthcare workers safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Necessary supplies include:

– N95 and surgical masks
– Non-latex medical examination gloves/Nitrile gloves
– Safety goggles/glasses
– Face shields
– Disposable medical gowns

If you have any of these items and want to donate them, please drop them off at Haldimand County’s EMS Headquarters at 11 Thorburn St. (Cayuga), between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Please call ahead 905-318-5932 ext. 6235 or e-mail emergencyservices@haldimandcounty.on.ca to coordinate drop-off. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Volunteers are also needed for a variety of tasks to address community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic including delivering food, medications and other supplies to seniors in self-isolation.

Those with relevant skills and experience – for example nursing staff (registered or not), dieticians, personal support workers, food handlers, chefs, respiratory therapists, health care aides and others – are encouraged to securely register at https://hnhu.org/covidvolunteers/. Potential volunteers can also leave a voicemail at 519-426-1947 or 905-774-1530.

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