College of Nursing donates masks, gloves, goggles and gowns to healthcare workers

Boxes of face masks and other supplies

Earlier this week, faculty and staff in Mercer’s College of Nursing packed boxes of masks, gloves, goggles and gowns to donate to healthcare workers in Atlanta-area hospitals who are on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

“We didn’t have huge amounts, but we gave all we had,” said Dean Linda Streit, R.N., Ph.D.

The College of Nursing distributed personal protective equipment (PPE) to WellStar Health System, the state’s largest healthcare system, as well as Peachford Hospital in Dunwoody.

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Kyle is senior director of media relations at Mercer. In addition to being the primary media contact for most academic and administrative units of the university, he serves as editor of the Mercerian alumni magazine and News@Mercer e-newsletters, and he coordinates hometown and university news releases.