University Starts Scheduled
Drop-offs for COVID-19 Donations

AUGUSTA, GA, March 30, 2020 – University Health Care System is thankful for the generosity our community has shown during the COVID-19 crisis. We are grateful for the outpouring of support from people and businesses in the CSRA, and University Hospital is committed to fulfilling its mission during this time of crisis: To improve the health of those we serve.

To help facilitate this endeavor, University Health Care Foundation is launching scheduled drop-offs for COVID-19 donations from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at University Hospital Summerville, 2260 Wrightsboro Road.

The drop-off center will accept certain unopened (sealed) medical supplies, including:

  • Gloves (Latex- and powder-free)
  • Wipes – must be EPA approved to combat COVID-19
  • Hand Sanitizer – Must be at least 60% alcohol
  • Liquid Hand Soap
  • Digital Thermometers
  • Isolation Masks
  • Surgical Masks
  • N95 Masks
  • Patient Masks
  • Face Shields
  • Safety Glasses with detachable side shield
  • Goggles
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Impervious Isolation Gowns
  • Surgical Gloves
  • Sterile Compounding Gowns


Financial Assistance

University Health Care Foundation is committed to supporting our patients and staff affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A gift to the Helping Hands Fund will supplement the cost of in-home child care for our employees affected by school and daycare closings, allowing them to come to work – where we need them. A gift to the Patchin Weston Endowment will provide financial assistance to patients facing financial hardship as they undergo medical treatment. Learn more at

Vendor Information

University Health Care Foundation is also seeking vendors able to supply large quantities of the above supplies. Vendors can email their information to , and the Foundation will coordinate the donation with University’s Purchasing department.

Learn more about University Health Care Foundation’s COVID-19 efforts at