PPE Donations Needed for Healthcare Workers

April 1, 2020

Connecticut is accepting donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as N95 masks, medical supplies, and other supplies, designed to help and protect health care workers from infection.

The Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA), United Way of Connecticut 211, and CBIA have partnered to help secure donations of PPE from businesses, organizations and individuals across the state.

There are two ways to donate:

  1. To donate to a specific hospital in your area, please email CHA’s Brian Cournoyer, who will connect you with hospital staff.
  2. To donate to the general hospital fund in Connecticut, please follow this link: 211-Medical Supply Donations

Most-needed Items include:

  • Nasal swabs
  • Surgical masks
  • N95 respirator masks
  • Disposable face shields
  • Protective eyewear/goggles
  • Protective gowns
  • Coveralls/Scrubs
  • Shoe-covers
  • Disposable gloves—sterile and non-sterile
  • Disposable head covers/Caps
  • Powered air purifying respirators (PAPRs)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfection wipes and liquids
  • Bleach cleaning wipes
  • General purpose hand cleansers
  • Digital thermometers and covers


Anyone who is in need of PPE should send an email to [email protected].

Any entity that sells PPE and would like to contact the state should send an email to [email protected]