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If you'd like to help, there are plenty of ways. We are humbled by your generosity and caring.
Help our medical teams prepare for a surge in COVID-19 cases by making a gift to our COVID-19 Response Fund. 100% of your gift stays local, going to work immediately at the hospital of your choosing.
Thanks to your generosity, we are no longer in need of PPE donations. We are still graciously accepting donations of homemade masks. With universal masking in effect, we still have a significant need for homemade masks across our facilities.
Homemade masks are given to anyone entering our facilities not in direct care of patients. This allows us to conserve health care grade masks for the front-line staff who need it most.
Find answers to commonly asked questions on our mask FAQ page.
Learn how to make the recommended style of face masks for donation.
Sometimes a little encouragement goes a long way. Would you like to give words of kindness or support to our health care workers?
Drop off or mail your words of encouragement to one of our listed drop-off locations below. Or email us at COVIDdonations@EssentiaHealth.org.
Donate by dropping off or mailing your donations to any of our drop-off sites listed below. Sites are marked with signs and instructions. They're set up in a way that supports social distancing and limits any contact.
Donations can be dropped off at the following locations:
We couldn't get through this time without your support.
Thank you for every mask you sew, every donation you make, and everything you're doing to social distance and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Do you have questions or need to get in touch with us?
Email: COVIDdonations@EssentiaHealth.org Phone: 218-786-4016
Help support our patients, their families, and our health care staff's well-being during this time of uncertainty.