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Community Response

For more than 25 years, MedWish International has provided medical supplies and equipment to desperately underserved communities throughout the world. Based in Cleveland, MedWish has benefited from the generosity of the world-class medical institutions of Northeast Ohio. Now, during the global health crisis presented by COVID-19, MedWish is stepping up to give back to the local health care community.

Essential equipment to protect front-line health care workers in our community is in critically short supply amid the outbreak. MedWish is working closely with local health care and county leaders to support these teams by providing donations of masks, gowns, goggles, face shields, respiratory supplies, and hygiene supplies.

Local

191,905 masks | 12,597 gowns | 115,885 gloves | 13,044 eye shields and other PPE | 16,865 pediatric & adult respiratory supplies | 2 ventilators

International

70,160 masks 4,765 gowns 33,246 gloves 222 goggles

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Highlights

WKYC – MedWish International protecting local health workers on the front lines

Music for MedWish livestream: Northeast Ohioans take center stage for coronavirus relief effort

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund coalition awards $70,000 to MedWish International 

MetroHealth receives supply donations from MedWish International

Kent State University designs and produces PPE to donate to MedWish

Crain’s Cleveland – MedWish International working to support local hospitals

Fresh Water Cleveland – How donations are reaching Cleveland’s most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis

WKYC – Local organizations partner to secure and distribute 100,000 KN95 masks to front line workers in Greater Cleveland 

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How Can You Help?

 

Donate Supplies

Donations of medical supplies and equipment can be dropped off to MedWish’s warehouse (1625 E. 31st St. Cleveland) Tuesday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. To minimize contact, please only drop-off supplies in the designated donation areas.

Please note, MedWish does not accept medications and/or expired medical supplies. 

Large donations can be coordinated with Tony Monaco at tmonaco@medwish.org. Thank you for your support and understanding as we navigate this unprecedented challenge.

 

Make a monetary donation

MedWish is seeking the public’s help in order to continue the work of supporting the local and global medical community during this unprecedented health emergency and beyond. You can help raise us these critical dollars by donating online at www.medwish.org/donate.

 

Stay Safe & Slow the Spread

✅  Wear a mask.
✅  Practice social distancing.
✅  Wash your hands.
✅  Disinfect high-touch areas.
✅  Stay home when you are sick.
For information regarding confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ohio, please CLICK HERE