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March 29, 2020
Appeal for donations of protective equipment by Paramedic Services

Oxford County Paramedic Services is appealing for masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and other supplies to share among local healthcare partners


The response to the COVID-19 outbreak has led to a worldwide shortage of protective equipment such as gloves, masks, hand sanitizer and more. This is a pressing concern in the healthcare sector, where paramedics, hospital workers, long-term care homes, primary care and others are facing challenges in restocking their supplies.

Paramedic Services is appealing to local businesses and community partners for donations or supplies to support Oxford County’s local healthcare professionals:

  • N95 masks
  • Surgical/procedure masks
  • Nitrile exam gloves
  • Disposable isolation gowns
  • Hand sanitizer

If you can supply or donate, please contact Oxford County Paramedic Services at ems@oxfordcounty.ca or 1-800-755-0394, ext. 3550, to arrange pick up or drop off. Any donations collected will be shared with our local healthcare partners.

Ben Addley  
Chief, Oxford County Paramedic Services


Oxford County is taking steps to support our community's response to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) and measures taken by Southwestern Public Health. We are monitoring our operations daily to ensure we are taking the right actions to protect our residents, employees and visitors. Get updates at www.oxfordcounty.ca/COVID-19