Critical • Apr 10 • Helping Health Workers

UConn Health PPE Drive

UConn Health is teaming up with the UConn Foundation to help address the critical shortage of medical supplies during the COVID-19 outbreak, including personal protective equipment (PPE). This is an unprecedented time, and a community effort is needed to meet the immediate needs of our frontline healthcare staff as they care for patients. We are now accepting homemade mask donations.

Critical • Mar 24 • Helping Health Workers

2-1-1 Connecticut PPE Donations

Connecticut is looking for donations of personal protective equipment for health care workers on the front lines of this crisis. Members of the public, businesses, and nonprofits that are able to donate these vital materials are asked to fill out the online form.

National resources you may be interested in.

Critical • Mar 22 • Helping Health Workers


Connecting people with personal protective equipment with hospitals and medical centers that need them.

Mar 23 • Helping Health Workers

Frontline Guide for Local Decision-Makers

Guide to provide a decision framework for local leaders to think through what will need to be done to help reduce the impact of the outbreak, both by reducing spread and decreasing the number of cases, but also in responding and supporting communities effectively. Includes recommended actions, requirements, and progress indicators.

Mar 25 • Helping Health Workers


Starbucks giving free coffee to first responders, healthcare workers nationwide. From now until May 3, any customer who identifies themselves as a first responder or worker supporting the healthcare system will receive a free tall brewed coffee. Those who are eligible include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff & medical researchers.

Critical • Mar 31 • Helping Health Workers


Healthcare workers are front line fighters against COVID-19, but they face critical shortages of Personal Protective Equipment nationwide. PPE enhances their safety so they can keep caring for our loved ones.