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Anchorage community update from the Emergency Operations Center

Community update from the Emergency Operations Center

Posted by Anchorage Office of Emergency Management on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Anchorage Community update from the Emergency Operations Center

March 31, 2020

Visit  muni.org/COVID-19 for information, links, multilingual resources and more.

Interested in Donating? 

Anchorage continues to be a community with a big heart, and we have more items we need to help our fellow humans.  We are requesting donations to the donation center of the following personal care items:Single use/travel size shampoo and soap

  • Hair combs (not brushes)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Travel sized toothpaste, NO MOUTHWASH
  • Decks of playing cards
  • Board games

PLEASE ONLY DONATE UNOPENED ITEMS

Please take donations to:
CrossFit Alaska
9191 Old Seward Highway
Entrance faces Scooter Ave

Hours of donation: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM 7 days a week.
For questions, contact 2-1-1, email covid-19@anchorageak.gov or call 907-343-4019

 


Saturday – Donation Ask

Despite generous community donations so far, Anchorage continues to face a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies. Recently identified needs include non-contact thermometers and universal transport media. Due to the global demand created by COVID-19, there is no definitive shipping date for these supplies.
The following Medical Supplies and PPE is needed immediately:
Non-contact medical grade thermometers, Please see picture attached
Universal Transport Media (for guidance see: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Labs/Documents/LaboratoryTests.pdf#page=23)
Nitrile exam gloves (NO LATEX GLOVES)
N95 masks
Surgical masks
Medical gowns
Face shields which protect eyes
Open and expired PPE are acceptable for donation.  Used PPE is not being accepted.
Homemade cloth masks for use by Anchorage Fire Department that are made to the following specifications:

  • Recommended materials include a single layer of tightly-woven material, such as a dish/tea towel or bed sheets/antimicrobial pillowcases.
  • The materials used must be able to be washed/dried on high heat.
  • Please wash your hands and keep your area clean when making the masks.
  • When completed, please bundle masks in packs of 25 or less in a sealed zip lock bag and drop off at the donation center.
  • Do not make masks if you have any respiratory illness symptoms.
  • Masks will be laundered by AFD before use.

Open and expired PPE are acceptable for donation, however used PPE is not being accepted.
Please take donations to:
CrossFit Alaska
9191 Old Seward Highway
Entrance faces Scooter Ave

Hours of donation: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM 7 days a week.
For questions, contact 2-1-1, email covid-19@anchorageak.gov or call 907-343-4019

Address/Location
Anchorage Office of Emergency Management
1305 E St
Anchorage, AK 99501

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-343-1401

 

 

 

 

 

 

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