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UNA - USA NNJ COVID Update

Updated: Apr 12

Written By Bianca Sanabria, Chair, Sustainable Development Committee

Coronavirus COVID - 19

There are many ways you can help those on the front lines combat COVID-19. The United Nations Association-Northern New Jersey Chapter curated a list of ways to help across Northern New Jersey. 


1. Slow The Spread 

To help flatten the curve, stay at home, practice social distancing, and wash your hands frequently. 


2. Donate To Emergency Response Funds 

Visit the following websites to donate to your local hospital’s emergency response funds. 


Atlantic Health System:

https://www.atlantichealth.org/patients-visitors/donate-volunteer.html Hackensack Meridian Health: https://www.hackensackumc.org/donate/

RWJBarnabas Health:

https://www.rwjbh.org/giving/rwjbarnabas-health-foundation/give-now/


3. Donate Supplies

Healthcare systems across Northern NJ are in need of personal protective equipment (PPE) including: N95 masks/KN95 masks, general surgical masks, eye protectors, face shields, disposable gloves (vinyl and nitrile), surgical and isolation gowns, and shoe covers. You can donate PPE and other medical supplies such as test kits and ventilators by completing the following donation form: https://covid19.nj.gov/ppedonations. You can also donate to your local hospitals using the links below.

Atlantic Health System

Donate needed medical supplies in the blue donation bins located 24/7 directly outside the main entrances (Directions to sites - use links below) 


Chilton Medical Center - Atlantic Health System (Morris County) 

Hackettstown Medical Center - Atlantic Health System (Warren County)

Morristown Medical Center- Atlantic Health System (Morris County)

Newton Medical Center-Atlantic Health System (Sussex County) 

Overlook Medical Center- Atlantic Health System (Union County)

Holy Name Medical Center ( Bergen County)


Hackensack Meridian Health 

Email: ppedonations@njsp.org


RWJBarnabas Health

Email: gifts@rwjbh.org

Small donations can be dropped off at the Security Desk of RWJBarnabasHealth, 95 Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052

M-F, 9:00am-5:00pm


The Valley Health Hospital-Valley Health System

Donations can be dropped off at the hospital's main entrance at 223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm


4. Donate Blood

Visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/ to find a blood drive near you and

read guidelines for donating blood during the pandemic. 


Keep Up To Date 

For live updates and frequently asked questions for the general public, communities, businesses, and organizations, please visit:

https://covid19.nj.gov/index.html


For updates on the UN’s global response to the pandemic, visit https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus, and to stay connected with UNA-USA as you social distance, check out its Virtual Activites Hub at https://unausa.org/virtual-activities-hub






We are a nonprofit, non- partisan, 501(c)3 membership-based organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. 

 

The Northern New Jersey Chapter covers the counties in the northern part of the state which includes Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties.

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