County Partners with Foodbank of Santa Barbara to Accept PPE  from the Community

County Partners with Foodbank of Santa Barbara to Accept PPE from the Community

Santa Barbara County in collaboration with Foodbank of Santa Barbara are partnering to establish a countywide process for the donation of PPEs from the community. Beginning on Monday, March 30, 2020, there will be several locations throughout the county where donations of PPE may be collected from community members.  See below for details regarding the types and criteria of PPE needed, as well as donation locations and hours.

Types of PPE

  • N95 masks (NIOSH-approved)
  • Surgical and procedure masks (FDA-approved)
  • Exam gloves (powder free; nitrile or latex preferred)
  • Isolation gowns/coveralls
  • Hospital grade cleaning wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Eye protection
    • Face Shields
    • Goggles
    • Safety Glasses
  • Thermometers
    • Disposable
    • Non-contact/temporal scanner

PPE Criteria

All PPEs must meet the following criteria:

  • Sealed, original packaging
  • Not expired (with the exception of NIOSH-approved N95 masks in accordance with the Emergency Use Authorization)
  • No stains, odors or tears

Donation Locations and Hours

Donations will be accepted at the following locations:

  • Santa Maria United Boys & Girls Club – Evans Park, 200 W Williams St.
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Santa Barbara United Boys & Girls Club – 602 W Anapamu St
    Monday – Friday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Goleta United Boys & Girls Club – 5701 Hollister Ave
    Monday – Friday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Carpinteria United Boys & Girls Club – 4849 Foothill Road
    Every other Wed beginning March 25 from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Carpinteria City Hall – 5775 Carpinteria Ave
    Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Lompoc United Boys & Girls Club – 1025 W Ocean Ave
    Monday – Friday 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

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