Gauteng Health seeks donations in fight against COVID-19

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JOHANNESBURG – The Gauteng Health Department is asking for donations of personal protective equipment and ventilators.

Gauteng has 693 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

“The Gauteng Department of Health calls for donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators. The fight against COVID-19 requires a joint effort by all sectors of society. This includes the increasing of the resource capacity of the Gauteng health system across the board with regards to its COVID-19 response,” the department said.

Gauteng Health MEC, Bandile Masuku said the province aims to get stock/equipment that will last at least 6 months.

Gauteng province has three COVID-19 designated hospitals, Charlotte Maxeke Academic, Steve Biko Academic and Tembisa Tertiary.

To donate please send an email: covid19.donations@gauteng.gov.za or Call: 072 633 0515

 Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

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The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

Source:eNCA