Donations of PPE and Other Equipment Has Helped Protect and Communicate
Donations of critically needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including N95 masks, surgical masks, face shields or goggles, fluid resistant isolations gowns and non-latex gloves, have helped keep Valley clinicians and support staff, as well as patients, safe. Thousands of individuals, groups and companies have contributed towards these efforts. Also, many homes throughout the community have been temporarily transformed into mask-making operations, and you can see the many faces of those that have been part of the mask efforts here.
Because they are easy to clean and eliminate the need for frontline staff to wear and bring home their own shoes, more than 600 pairs of Crocs have been donated. Read more about Crocs donations here.
The donations of iPads and Tablets are helping Valley patients stay connected with their loved ones virtually through video face-to-face technology, and also expanding our ability to conduct more physician telehealth visits without the need to garb up and use PPE. On Wednesday, Bergen County Prosecutors Office Chief of Detectives Robert Anzilotti, whose organization raised funds, paid a visit to the Foundation to deliver their donation of tablets. Gubir S. Grewal, Attorney General of the State of New Jersey accompanied Anzilotti on the delivery, and added his support of Valley’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19. Many other organizations, including Ramsey Public Schools, e-Cycle, PadinMotion, and Panasonic, have donated iPads/tablets.