Exterior view of Samaritan hospital

Healthcare providers across Benton County are facing unprecedented shortages of face masks and other desperately needed supplies. Urgent calls for personal protective equipment (PPE) have been issued by Samaritan Hospital, The Corvallis Clinic and the Benton County Emergency Operations Center. Donations are being accepted to provide PPE for local medical personnel and establishments serving vulnerable populations.

Community members who would like to donate their time to create handmade face masks are encouraged to watch this tutorial from YouTuber EasyToSew: