Ways You Can Help
While we are urging people to follow the CDC's guidance for social distancing and staying home as much as possible, many people are still looking for ways they can help. Below are some of the ways you can help Nash UNC Health Care and the community during this time.
Thank Our Staff
Want to thank our healthcare workers but aren't sure how in a safe way? Send us pictures or a video of you, your family and friends, offering words of encouragement and appreciation. You can send your pictures and videos to NashUNCHealthCare@gmail.com
Nash UNC Health Care is accepting donations of PPE (personal protective equipment), hand sanitizer or hand soap, and other items.
Medical Equipment you may donate:
- Face masks (N95, surgical, with/without shields, handmade)
- Disposable gloves
- Disposable shoe covers
- Eye protection
- Protective gowns
- Nasal swabs
- Disinfectant spray/wipes
- Hand sanitizer
- Hand soap
If you have any questions regarding items you can donate, or want to set up an appointment to drop-off your donation, you can contact Kirby Slade, director of community relations, or call 252-962-8835.
Want to support local restaurants while also supporting our staff? Contact Rich Jared to learn more, or call 252-962-3473.
Snacks will also be placed in the relaxation rooms that our staff uses during their breaks to. These donations should be coordinated with the Nash UNC Health Care Foundation and not taken to the hospital. Please email Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kathleen at 252-578-2273 or Stacy at 704-562-9721 to make arrangements. Gift cards are also appreciated and will be used to purchase snack items.
Monetary donations are a wonderful way to show your support. Money donated to the Covid-19 Support Fund will be used to show appreciation for staff by purchasing meals, items for staff relaxation rooms to use during breaks and other needs as they arise.
Donations can be made online at http://NashHealthCareFoundation.org/donate Please make sure you select “Covid-19 Support Fund” under designation. Checks should be made out to Nash UNC Health Care Foundation and mailed to 2416 Professional Drive Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Make sure to put a note on the memo line that it is for the Covid-19 Support Fund.