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Community Donates Money, Supplies To Help St. Joe's Fight Coronavirus

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As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase, so do the number of donations being made to a local health system.

According to St. Joseph Mercy Health System officials, their organization has already received more than $700,000 in donations to help protect and assist frontline healthcare workers.

The system’s vice president of development, David Ripple, says there are a variety of materials they could use more of.

“Regular masks, N95 masks, face shields, gowns, surgical caps and protective caps, nasal testing swabs, Lysol or Clorox wipes,” says Ripple.

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor is one of the health system’s branches currently accepting donations.

Materials can be dropped off at the Towsley Health Building on McAuley Drive in Ypsilanti between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Taylor Pinson is a former WEMU news reporter and engineer.
Taylor Pinson is a former WEMU news reporter and engineer.
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