Renown Seeks Handcrafted Mask for Hospital Visitors
April 10, 2020
Need Also Exists for Handmade Gowns and Surgical Caps
Renown caregivers are grateful for the community’s love and enthusiasm for sewing masks, gowns and surgical caps. We continue to need these items and appreciate your support.
Masks for Patient Visitors: We are requesting that community members sew masks for loved ones visiting patients at Renown Regional Medical Center and Renown South Meadows Medical Center. All patterns and cotton or cotton-blends are welcome.
Isolation Gowns: For community crafted isolation gowns, please use the Renown-approved pattern https://www.renown.org/wp-content/uploads/202-0330-02.1-Iso-Gown-Pattern.pdf and instructions https://www.renown.org/wp-content/uploads/202-0330-02.2-Iso-Gown-Instructions.pdf.
Bouffant (Surgical Caps): The pattern we are using for community-crafted Bouffants is available here: https://www.renown.org/wp-content/uploads/Bouffant.pdf
Donations are welcome at our drive-thru, open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., located in the valet area of Tahoe Tower at Renown Regional Medical Center. All handcrafted masks, gowns and surgical caps will be laundered and sanitized before being distributed.
We are so grateful for our community’s support during these unprecedented times. To address the many generous offers of assistance, we have compiled this information and hope you find it helpful. https://www.renown.org/donations-covid-19/.
About Renown Health
Renown Health is a locally governed and locally owned, not-for-profit integrated healthcare network serving northern Nevada, Lake Tahoe and northeast California. Renown is one of the region’s largest private employers with a workforce of more than 7,000. It comprises three acute care hospitals, a rehabilitation hospital, the area’s most comprehensive medical group and urgent care network, and the region’s largest and only locally owned not-for-profit insurance company, Hometown Health. Renown has a long tradition and commitment to continually improve the care and the health of our community. For more information, visit renown.org
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