Ashley Regional Medical Center Accepting Donations of Medical and Protective Supplies and Equipment

March 31, 2020

Vernal, UT, Mar. 31, 2020 – In response to questions about how members of the community can assist in the region’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response, Ashley Regional Medical Center today announced that it is accepting donations of unused and handmade medical and protective supplies and equipment. This move is part of Ashley Regional’s ongoing efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for increased needs of personal protective equipment (PPE), which healthcare providers across the nation are experiencing.

The hospital can accept the following unused medical and protective supplies and equipment:

  •          Disposable face masks including surgical masks and earloop masks
  •          Respirator masks rated N95 or higher
  •          Face shields and goggles designed to protect eyes
  •          Disposable gowns such as medical/dental gowns as well as impervious or isolation gowns
  •          Disposable non-latex gloves
  •          Disposable surgical caps i.e. disposable shower caps
  •          Disposable foot covers
  •          Antimicrobial wipes
  •          Hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol

At this time, Ashley Regional Medical Center cannot accept medical devices, medications or linens. 

Those with supplies and equipment to donate may contact Materials Management at 435.781.6890 to arrange delivery. Those able to donate handmade face masks are being asked to drop this specific item off in the mask drop-off bin located at the Emergency Department entry. Handmade masks are the only item that can be dropped off; all other donations must be arranged with Materials Management.

Ashley Regional Medical Center is appreciative of the ongoing support they have received from the Basin community.

About Ashley Regional Medical Center

Through its 39-bed, Joint Commission-accredited acute care facility and physician practices, Ashley Regional Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient services to the populations of Uintah, Duchesne and Daggett counties in Utah and Rio Blanco County in Colorado. It is a designated Level IV trauma center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and has been designated as a Stroke Receiving Facility by the Utah State Department of Health. The hospital's campus also includes a 45,000-square-foot, three-story Women's Center and an Infusion Center. Ashley Regional has been recognized by Health Insight and other sources for excellence in quality indicators and measures.