Expo to distribute PPE for Jackson Co. businesses

UPDATE 1/06/2021: from Jackson County Press Release

Business Oregon and the Jackson County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) have set up a depot to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) free of charge to Jackson County Businesses to help curb the current surge of COVID-19 in our community.

The distribution center has been set up at the Jackson County Expo at 1 Peninger Road, Central Point, Oregon 97502. The center will be open from January 4 to January 10 and open from 7:30 am to 10:30 am each day. Please enter at Gate 3.

“This is a difficult time for businesses,” noted Helen Funk, Jackson County Emergency Operations Center, “We hope that this no-cost PPE will help to slow the spread of COVID-19 and help companies in our county.

The PPE is available to all Jackson County businesses and has been pre-packaged for no-contact distribution. Packages include:

Surgical masks

Sanitizer (gallon and 2L)

Wet wipes (alcohol-based)

Sanitizing wipes (non-alcohol)

Gloves (non-sterile) Med & Large

If you have questions or need to coordinate a pick-up, please contact Helen Funk, Jackson County EOC, at (541) 774-8274 or email [email protected]

 

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