Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer
A new local task force is seeking donations of several items needed to help first responders and public safety workers responding to the coronavirus outbreak.
The NWA COVID-19 Task Force is comprised of area school, city, county, state, fire, police and first responder representatives, according to a news release.
The group has partnered with Sheep Dog Impact Assistance for the donation drive.
The following items are needed:
- Alternative cleaning solutions
- Clorox or PDI wipes
- Digital thermometers
- Exam gloves
- Eye protection
- Face shields
- Hand sanitizer
- Isolation gown
- N95 masks
- Plastic gowns
- Protective coveralls (cotton, Tyvek or like material)
- Sewn homemade cotton masks
- Shoe covers
- Surgical masks
The items can be dropped off at any of the following locations:
- Fayetteville Fire Station No. 1, 303 W. Center St., Fayetteville, AR 72701: Donations can be left inside the entryway weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Rogers Police Department, 1905 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers, AR 72758: Donations can be left inside the marked Community Room weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Springdale Fire Station No. 1, 417 N. Holcomb St., Springdale, AR 72764: Donations can be left on the first floor main entrance weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
From the task force:
In the interest of public health we are limiting public contact at the drop off locations. Please drop off the donations and leave a note of what you donated and name so we can recognize your contribution.