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MAHASKA COUNTY — Mahaska Health requests assistance from the community in combating the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Any individuals, businesses, or organizations who have extra PPE supplies (masks, gloves, goggles, gowns, etc.) willing to donate supplies should contact pr@mahaskahealth.org.

Alternatively, community members can lend their talents in sewing, making and donating fabric masks. Patterns for masks can be found on the Mahaska Health Pinterest page at the link below:

https://www.pinterest.com/mahaskahealth/masks-for-mahaska-health/

All donations of personal protective equipment, both medical grade equipment, and homemade masks can be delivered at 610 G Avenue West.

Mahaska Health thanks the public for their continued support and remains dedicated to caring for you.

Disclaimer: As the COVID-19 situation evolves, information and processes are subject to change quickly. Mahaska Health asks that the community continue to check Mahaskahealth.org for the most updated information on what to expect during your visit to the hospital. Patients with questions about an upcoming scheduled visit to the hospital should contact their provider at 641.672.3360.

At this time, general questions about COVID-19 should be directed to 211.

Most importantly, Mahaska Health asks that the public remain calm and comply with the processes the hospital has put into place to protect patients and the public. 

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