Columbus, OH,
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March
2020
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Central Ohio Health Systems Announce Collaborative Effort to Coordinate Collection of Medical Supplies

The four central Ohio healthcare systems announced today a collaborative effort to coordinate the collection of needed personal protective equipment and medical supplies for the benefit of all central Ohioans.

The health systems, which include OhioHealth, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Mount Carmel Health System and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, are working together to provide a safe, convenient way to donate needed medical supplies at multiple locations in a way that honors the Governor’s and the State’s directives on social distancing and group gatherings.

Mount Carmel, Ohio State and OhioHealth have opened drive-up, drop-off sites to allow individuals to donate at the following locations:

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The OSU Wexner Medical Center warehouse at 610 Ackerman Road. For more information on how to donate visit: 
https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/features/coronavirus/ways-to-help/donate-supplies

OhioHealth Corporation

OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital Parking Lot

OhioHealth Grove City Methodist Hospital Parking Lot

OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus Parking Lot

OhioHealth Pickerington Medical Campus Parking Lot

OhioHealth Columbus Donation Center - 830 Kinnear Road, Columbus, 43212

For more information on how to donate visit:
https://www.ohiohealth.com/COVID-19

Mount Carmel Health System

Mount Carmel Corporate Service Center

Mount Carmel Grove City

Mount Carmel St. Ann’s

Mount Carmel New Albany

Diley Ridge Medical Center

For more information on how to donate visit:
https://www.mountcarmelhealth.com/health-and-wellness/covid-19/medical-supply-donations

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

To explore ways to support Nationwide Children’s Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact Jillean Bastian at Jillean.Bastian@nationwidechildrens.org or 614-355-5400. You will receive more information about where to drop off your donated medical supplies.

The Columbus area healthcare systems have a long history of working together with public health partners and state and local officials to address broad health issues impacting communities across Ohio.

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Media Contacts:

Colin Yoder, OhioHealth

(614) 565-0619

Marti Leitch, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

(614) 477-1277

Tara Parsell, Mount Carmel Health System

(315) 269-2241

Mary Ellen Fiorino, Nationwide Children’s

(614) 937-7316