• March 31, 2020
  •  Public Health
  • Haldimand County Emergency Services is continuing to appeal to the community for donations of much needed supplies to keep front-line healthcare workers safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.Necessary supplies include:– N95 and surgical masks
    – Non-latex medical examination gloves/Nitrile gloves
    – Safety goggles/glasses
    – Face shields
    – Disposable medical gowns
  • If you have any of these items and want to donate them, please drop them off at Haldimand County’s EMS Headquarters at 11 Thorburn St. (Cayuga), between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Please call ahead 905-318-5932 ext. 6235 or e-mail emergencyservices@haldimandcounty.on.ca to coordinate drop-off. All donations are greatly appreciated.Volunteers are also needed for a variety of tasks to address community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic including delivering food, medications and other supplies to seniors in self-isolation.Those with relevant skills and experience – for example nursing staff (registered or not), dieticians, personal support workers, food handlers, chefs, respiratory therapists, health care aides and others – are encouraged to securely register at https://hnhu.org/covidvolunteers/. Potential volunteers can also leave a voicemail at 519-426-1947 or 905-774-1530.