Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center accepting PPE donations

A donation drive begins Monday at 9 a.m.

Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center accepting PPE donations
Starting Monday at 9 a.m., Personal Protective Equipment donations can also be dropped off at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center in Mankato. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Starting Monday at 9 a.m. Personal Protective Equipment donations can be dropped off at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center in Mankato.

Those donating are asked to put PPE in the green Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota dropboxes at the front of the event center lobby. Large donation deliveries can be arranged by calling 311. Those drop offs will be available between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m.

Donation drive organizers say the donated PPE will be sanitized and redistributed to long-term care facilities, front-line workers as well as public safety, transportation personnel, and other essential workers.

If you are donating homemade PPE, be sure to follow the CDC’s guidelines.

Contact Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center co-directors Eric Jones at 507-387-8443; or Brian Sather at 507-387-8447 with any questions.

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