Accepting Donations of Medical and Protective Supplies & Equipment for Frye Regional Medical Center

March 30, 2020

Hickory, NC –  In response to questions about how members of the community can assist in the region’s coronavirus (COVID-19) response, Frye Regional Medical Center is accepting donations of unused medical equipment and protective supplies. This move is part of our ongoing efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for increased needs of personal protective equipment (PPE), a need healthcare providers across the nation are experiencing.

FRMC can accept the following:

  • Disposable and handmade face masks including surgical masks and ear loop masks
  • Face shields and goggles designed to protect eyes
  • Disposable surgical caps
  • Disposable foot covers
  • Antimicrobial wipes
  • Hand sanitizer

At this time, please know that we cannot accept medical devices, medications or linens. 

How to Donate

Please call 828.315.3687 in advance to coordinate delivery.


Part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, FRMC is a 355-bed hospital that has served the medical needs of the Catawba Valley region since 1911. The hospital has been certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, the nation’s largest hospital accreditation agency.  This distinction recognizes FRMC’s commitment to providing outstanding care and treatment to stroke patients. FRMC also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, recognizing the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.