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How you can help Edward-Elmhurst Health


Personal Protective Equipment Donations

Edward-Elmhurst Health plans to use medical grade and approved personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line staff caring for patients at Edward Hospital and Elmhurst Hospital.

However, we are accepting all commercially and home-made PPE as emergency back-up supplies. In the event we do not need to use those supplies, we will work to make them available to other organizations in need.

Items most needed

  • N95 masks
  • Procedural/surgical masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Nitrile gloves
  • Isolation gowns
  • Goggles
  • Thermometers

If individuals have new, unused equipment and would like to make a donation, visit the loading docks at EEH hospitals. Donations are accepted 9AM to 3PM Monday – Friday.

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Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington St., Naperville: The loading dock is located on Osler Drive west of the South Parking Garage. A campus map is available at: https://www.eehealth.org/patients-visitors/edward/getting-here/

Elmhurst Hospital, 155 E. Brush Hill Rd.: The loading dock is located on Harvard Street on the north side of the building. A campus map is available at: https://www.eehealth.org/patients-visitors/elmhurst/getting-here/

Naperville Helps! arranged lunch delivery from DNA and NACC for Edward on Mon., March 26. Thanks to everyone who has been supporting meals for critical care givers and other emergency service providers. (Photo courtesy EEH)

Food Donations

To donate commercially prepared meals to Edward-Elmhurst Health, e-mail your offer to Donations@EEHealth.org and we will contact you to coordinate.

Blood Donations

Blood donations are allowed under the stay-at-home order. Special precautions are being taken to maintain social distancing and sanitation requirements. If you are healthy and able to give blood, contact your local blood donation center or visit https://www.versiti.org/home/coronavirus-information for more information.

Monetary Donations

If you are able to make a monetary donation, visit https://www.eehealth.org/ways-to-give/ for access to Edward Foundation and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Submitted by Keith Hartenberger, System Director, Public Relations, Edward-Elmhurst Health

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