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: BREAKING: Police Respond To Report Of Shots Fired In River Oaks Center Mall In Calumet City
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: Off-Duty CPD Officer Jose Castro Killed In High Speed Crash In Arlington Heights
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: 11-Year-Old Charged In Beating, Carjacking Is Part Of Trend Of Children Carjacking With Adults
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.