GateWay Contributes to COVID-19 Cause

Ventilators Loaded for Transport to Local Hospital

GateWay Community College students, faculty and staff have been making a difference in our community through contributions to our healthcare partners and others during the the COVID-19 crisis over the last three weeks. 

Separately, more than 120 laptops and nearly 100 hotspots were loaned to students to help them transition to a remote/online learning environment. 

We have an Honors student who is making and donating face masks to first responders in the community.

In total, more than $3,300 in supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) has been donated to various healthcare partners in the Valley. In addition, ventilator and test lung equipment, valued at more than $260,000, was lent to Dignity Health-Chandler Regional Medical Center. See list below for details.

Week of April 6

Physical Therapy Assisting Program donated:

  • Gloves, masks and N95​ masks​

Respiratory Care Program lent:

  • 6 ventilators to Dignity Health-Chandler Regional Medical Center
  • ​2 test lungs

​Weeks of March 23 and March 30:

Medical Radiography Program contribut​ed:

  • 4 packages yellow infection control gowns (10 items/gowns per package)
  • 6 boxes (M) exam gloves
  • 2 boxes (L) exam gloves
  • 4 containers germicidal disinfectant wipes
  • 6 bottles hand sanitizer
  • 1 blue sterile gown

Respiratory Care Program ​contrib​uted​:

  • 75 PPE kits that each include:  2 antimicrobial wipes, 1 waste bag, 1 clean  bag, 1 pair of gloves, 1 cap, 1 mask with face shield, 1 gown
  • 40 Rolls of 2" Coban 
  • 2 containers germicidal disinfectant wipes  
  • 3 containers of Lysol wipes
  • 7 boxes of XL gloves
  • 20 boxes of large gloves
  • 10 boxes of medium gloves 
  • 5 large hand sanitizers 
  • 25 PPE gowns

Industrial Technology Programs contributed:

  • 10 N95 masks

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