Baton Rouge General Hospital says supply shortages due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic are affecting the local healthcare community. Now, the hospital is asking for supply help from local businesses and community organizations.
Officials at the hospital say they need help from places like dentist and medical offices, construction companies and industry organizations.
Some of the supplies needed include masks of any kind, safety goggles and nitrile gloves.
Baton Rouge General says it is a critical time and the hospitals need to be able to provide safe care to their patients and protect their staff.
If you can help or know of a supplier who can help, you’re asked to call the hospital at (225) 381-6005.