Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donations by State

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donations by State

March 24, 2020

There is a drastic shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) in hospitals and healthcare professionals are asking for help.

To support those working tirelessly for our health and safety, please consider a donation of the following items:

  • Paper Lunch Bags
  • Tyvek/Hazmat Suits
  • Safety Glasses/Goggles
  • N95 Masks
  • Latex Free Gloves
  • Electric Respirators
  • Full Face Shields

Donations can be dropped off at the following sites (by state).



  • Wisconsin has launched an official PPE donation process. Businesses, individuals or organizations wishing to donate or sell large quantities of PPE – including gowns, gloves and masks – are being directed to this site. The State Emergency Operations Center will then work to distribute the equipment to communities in greatest need.


  • Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Mercy Iowa City:  If you have PPE to donate to Mercy Iowa City, please call Mercy Material Management at 319-339-3647 Monday- Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. donations made on weekends can be scheduled by calling mercy Security at 319-339-3694
  • In Linn County they are taking donations for all hospitals through Linn County EMA at 319-892-6500
  • Polk County Health Department
    Donate PPE -1907 Carpenter Ave
    Des Moines, 50314
    Phone 514-286-3798
  • United Way Siouxland
    Sioux City, IA

South Dakota:

North Dakota:


  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Douglas County Health Department
    Adi Pour, Director
    1111 South 41st Street
    Omaha, NE 68105-1803
    Phone: (402) 444-7471
    Fax: (402) 444-1715
    Email: Web site: (Douglas County/Omaha)
  • Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
    Pat Lopez, Interim Health Director 3131 “O” Street
    Lincoln, NE 68510-1523
    Phone: (402) 441-8000
    Website: (Lancaster County/Lincoln)