The Met Donates Lab Equipment To NYC Hospitals

The Metropolitan Museum of Art donated thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment to New York City hospitals to aid efforts to treat coronavirus patients, museum officials announced this week.

Staff from the museum departments took inventory at the museum’s lab and work spaces to unearth about 23,000 gloves, 100 chemical-resistant suits and aprons, 500 surgical booties, more than 350 N95 face masks and surgical masks and 50 pairs of goggles and face shields, museum officials said. The supplies were then distributed to hospitals throughout New York City, museum officials said.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s stockpile of equipment such as masks, gloves and chemical-resistant suits will be donated.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art donated thousands of pieces of lab equipment to NYC hospitals fighting coronavirus. (Brendan Krisel/Patch) UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — The Metropolitan Museum of Art donated […]

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