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Donations requested for COVID-19 response effort

Press Release from Wasco, Sherman & Gilliam Unified Command

As of publication of this post, there are six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wasco County and zero confirmed cases in Sherman and Gilliam counties. In Oregon, there have been 606 positive cases and 16 deaths.

Donations are requested for the COVID-19 response effort. Below is a list of items being requested:

• Commercial N-95 masks, non-latex gloves, surgical bonnets, booties and isolation (surgical) gowns
• Community created or sewn surgical masks, surgical bonnets and isolation gowns (patterns available upon request)
• Non-perishable food items
• Monetary donations may be sent to local food banks or community organizations of your choice.

We are also developing a list of community members wishing to volunteer. Please contact Lynette Black, Donations and Volunteer Manager at 541-298-3578, with offers of donations, sewing patterns for requested supplies or if you have an interest in volunteering.

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