COVID-19 relief event taking place in Cleveland on Saturday; PPE and other supplies to be handed out

COVID-19 relief event taking place in Cleveland on Saturday; PPE and other supplies to be handed out
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - As new coronavirus cases continue to show up across Northeast Ohio, community activists are joining forces to help keep people safe.

The Covid-19 Relief Product Distribution Event is happening June 27th.

Covid-19 PPE Distribution Event

Tammy Kennedy is one of the organizers. She said the organization Matthew 25: Ministries and Tina Knowles-Lawson, Beyoncé‘s mom, are helping to make the local events possible.

Those looking for personal protective equipment and personal care products during the coronavirus pandemic can make their way to Cleveland on Saturday to get the essential items for free.

The locations include:

Eastside Market - Parking Lot at 10505 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland

East End Neighborhood House Inc. at 2749 Woodhill Rd., Cleveland

May Dugan Center at 4115 Bridge Ave., Cleveland

The event will allow people to gather much-needed supplies that they may not have been able to pick up from a store during the pandemic.

Organizers said there’s a one kit limit per household and a minimum of two kits per vehicle.

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COVID-19 relief event taking place in Cleveland on Saturday; PPE and other supplies to be handed out

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Those participating must stay in their vehicles, and the supplies will then be placed in the participant’s trunk.

The supplies are limited, but the event will continue regardless of the weather.

A limited number of coronavirus tests will be administered. Pre-registering is required by contacting the Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. (NEON) at 216-541-5600. Callers should reference the Covid-19 Relief Product Distribution Event.

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