CHICAGO (CBS)– Medical students from across the Chicago area are getting donations of essential supplies to doctors fighting COVID-19.
This group is called Get Me PPE Chicago and they are coming together to help their colleagues who have been teaching them.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Record Warmth Possible Next 2 Days
The latest drop off took place Monday morning to Chicago’s South Shore Hospital and it included cartons of masks, goggles, gloves, gowns and other personal protective equipment.READ MORE: Illinois Department Of Employment Security Admits To Monthlong Callback Wait Times; State Rep. Says Methods Must Change
The students turned to businesses from hair and nail salons construction companies piling up 10s of thousands of items for ERs and ICUs.MORE NEWS: The United Center COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site: An Inside Look
Group members said some of the doctors and nurses have cried when they see what they’re getting and just how much these young people care about them.