Archive | March 27, 2020

Lexington Medical Center Foundation Accepting Donations of Supplies

The Lexington Medical Center Foundation is accepting donations of important supplies for clinicians and patients as the hospital works to take care of the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of personal protective equipment Lexington Medical Center needs for health care professionals and patients at this time.

• Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) and related supplies
• N-95 masks
• 3-ply polypropylene earloop face masks
• Disinfecting cleaning wipes
• Hand sanitizer (ideally 75%+ alcohol)
• Face shields
• Disposable isolation gowns

Lexington Medical Center will also consider purchasing items from vendors at fair market value.

People who would like to donate these supplies or vendors who want to sell supplies should contact Lexington Medical Center Community Outreach Manager Thomas Tafel at 803-791-2540 or by email at

Lexington Medical Center is grateful for the support of community members during this unprecedented time as the hospital works to take care of patients and keep staff and community members safe.