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WKCTC Donating Equipment to Health Care Facilities
By West Kentucky Star Staff
WESTERN KENTUCKY - A local college is donating protective equipment to area health care providers.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College recently made a donation of personal protective equipment to local health care providers to aid in the COVID-19 pandemic.

WKCTC made the donation to local emergency management groups and will be distributed to hospitals in our region. The donations were collected from the college's allied health and nursing programs, and included over 400 N95 face masks, 1,300 regular masks, more than 11,000 gloves, 75 sterile gloves, and over 250 sterile and non-sterile gowns.

WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design also made a donation, providing 200 N95 masks.

"We want to work with others in the community to provide needed supplies to our caregivers so they can safely care for those in need," said Dr. Renea Akin, WKCTC interim vice president of academic affairs.

Anyone that has masks available to donate is asked to contact Paducah School or Art and Design Director Paul Aho at paul.aho@kctcs.edu.

Published 10:42 AM, Thursday Mar. 26, 2020
Updated 09:24 PM, Thursday Mar. 26, 2020

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