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: Mainly Clear And Not As Cold Sunday Night
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: At Least 14 Shot, 1 Killed In Weekend Violence In Chicago
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: Man, Woman Shot When Fights Breaks Out At Gathering At Longwood Manor Home
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.