BRG Makes Community Plea for Help with Supply Shortages

The Baton Rouge General released the following  request on Thursday morning:

“Supply shortages are affecting the local healthcare community as we manage the impact of COVID-19. We need help from our friends in the community and organization who have supplies:

-  Dentist offices

-  Medical offices

-  Construction companies

-  Industry organizations

“Check and see if you have something that can be donated; or see if you have a supplier than can get these items in.  We are asking you to see if you have extra on hand, to please call Baton Rouge General at (225) 381-6005.

“We need:

-  Masks of any kind

-  Safety googles

-  Nitrile gloves

“This is a critical time and the hospitals need to be able to provide safe care to their patients and protect their staff. Thank you for your help in protecting our community!”