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Lexington Medical Center Foundation Accepting Donations of Supplies

Lexington Medical Center Foundation Accepting Donations of Supplies

March 27, 2020

West Columbia, S.C.– The Lexington Medical Center Foundation is accepting donations of important supplies for clinicians and patients as the hospital works to take care of the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of personal protective equipment Lexington Medical Center needs for health care professionals and patients at this time.

  • Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) and related supplies
  • N-95 masks
  • 3-ply polypropylene earloop face masks
  • Disinfecting cleaning wipes
  • Hand sanitizer (ideally 75%+ alcohol)
  • Face shields
  • Disposable isolation gowns


Lexington Medical Center will also consider purchasing items from vendors at fair market value.

People who would like to donate these supplies or vendors who want to sell supplies should contact Lexington Medical Center Community Outreach Manager Thomas Tafel at 803-791-2540 or by email at

Lexington Medical Center is grateful for the support of community members during this unprecedented time as the hospital works to take care of patients and keep staff and community members safe.

About Lexington Medical Center

Lexington Medical Center is a 508-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes three community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 6,500 health care professionals. The network also has cardiovascular and oncology care affiliated with Duke Health, an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and approximately 70 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating approximately 100,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 3,300 babies each year and performs more than 23,000 surgeries. Lexington Medical Center recently completed the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history by creating a new patient tower opened in the spring of 2019. Lexington Medical Center has a reputation for the highest quality care. For more information, visit