In ongoing efforts to address COVID-19, Monadnock Community Hospital and Cedarcrest Center for Children with Disabilities are asking for donations of personal protective equipment (PPE).

The Peterborough hospital is requesting unused masks, face shields, isolation gowns, gloves and hand sanitizer, while Cedarcrest Center in Keene is asking for masks only. Both entities issued their requests Thursday.

On Wednesday Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system requested donations of PPE. The donations will be disbursed throughout the local health system, including Cheshire Medical Center in Keene.

Donations can be dropped off at Monadnock Community Hospital at 452 Old Street Road, at the second loading dock. Items will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

To arrange a different location for donations, contact Sadie Halliday at 660-2321 or or Cathy Maki at

Donations for Cedarcrest Center can be made at 91 Maple Ave. in Keene from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. A staff member will take donations at the front door. Items can also be donated via mail to the same address.

Donations for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health can be dropped off at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Service Center building at 52 LaBombard Road North in Lebanon. Items will be accepted Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

To make a donation at another location in New Hampshire or Vermont, contact Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Supply Chain Manager Dave Coombs at 650-4217.

This article has been edited to update Monadnock Community Hospital's contact information.

Olivia Belanger can be reached at 352-1234, extension 1439, or Follow her on Twitter @OBelangerKS.