[New Ulm Journal, April 9, 2020] Allina Health is calling for more donated personal protection equipment, money to help caregivers pay their own bills, and food. The initial request for equipment was to have expired on April 5.
“As we prepare for the anticipated surge of coronavirus patients, we are doing everything we can to ensure adequate supplies of personal protective equipment to protect the safety of our employees and patients,” said Allina Health President and CEO, Dr. Penny Wheeler. “We are very grateful for the generosity and expressions of support from the community. We anticipate our needs for donations will continue throughout the course of this pandemic so have extended the call for donations.”