Persons wishing to donate medical supplies to Hillsborough County will be required to schedule an appointment in advance beginning June 30.
Previously, donors could bring supplies Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the old Sears Automotive Shop at 250 Westshore Plaza.
Starting June 30, donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only.
The old Sears Automotive Shop will no longer be used as a donation center. Donors will be directed to a new location when they schedule an appointment.
Drop-offs can be scheduled in advance by calling (813) 221-6561.
The following items can be donated:
- Impervious gowns
- Face shields
- Surgical masks
- N95 masks
- Tyvek suits
- Exam gloves
- Homemade masks, to be used by non-clinical staff and patients
Except for cloth masks, all supplies must be medical-grade and unused.
Donated supplies will be used in hospitals, nursing centers, assisted living facilities, and other local areas to prevent the spread of COVID-19.