Montgomery College Donates Personal Protective Equipment to County

Hospitals around the world are having limited medical supplies and equipment items so Montgomery College (MC) donated over 3,100 of personal protective equipment (PPE) items to the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

Late Tuesday evening, the College’s Coronavirus Advisory Team (CAT) gathered, packaged and delivered equipment and supplies. These items were donated from MC’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nursing, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiologic Technology, and Surgical Technology programs.

The College donated the following items:

  • N95 Masks – Donated by Follett Bookstore – 26 each
  • Surgical Masks – 750 each
  • Model/Cone Masks – 250 each
  • Face Masks with Shield – 130 each
  • Yellow-Isolation Gowns – 300 each
  • Blue plastic – Isolation Gowns – 24 each
  • Surgical Gowns – 310 each
  • Hand Sanitizer- Purell 8oz bottles – 6 bottles
  • Hand Sanitizer- Purell 68 oz bottles – 4 bottles
  • Gloves (Small, Medium, Large, XL) 100-200 Count – 107 boxes
  • Sterile Gloves (Assorted Sizes) – 500 pair
  • Sanicloth Disinfecting Wipes (60 wipes) per container – 13 containers
  • Sanicloth Disinfecting Wipes (95 wipes) per container – 1 container
  • Shoe Covers – 140 pair
  • Bouffant Caps – 500 each
  • Surgical Boot Covers  – 50 each

In addition, all of the PPE that was purchased for the annual drill, originally scheduled for April 25, was donated due to event cancellation from COVID-19.

In this event, students and faculty from each of MC’s Health Science programs volunteer in a mass casualty simulation on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

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Josalyn Perez

About Josalyn Perez

Josalyn Perez is an intern for Montgomery Community Media. She is a Mass Communication major at Towson University. Josalyn can be reached at jperez@mymcmedia.org.

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