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UF Health accepts major donation of personal protective equipment from Cox Business

Cox Donation

Ed Jimenez, CEO of UF Health Shands, accepts a major donation of personal protective equipment from Harbin Bolton, vice president of Cox Business.

UF Health Shands Hospital recently accepted a major donation of nearly 100,000 face masks from Cox Business Florida & Georgia. This donation provides essential equipment for the health system’s front-line workers who continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation by Cox Communications includes 55,000 filtered masks and 35,000 surgical-style masks. It is among the largest received by UF Health since the beginning of the pandemic. “Caring for and protecting our front-line workers at UF Health Shands Hospital is a top priority and a special responsibility. It is truly gratifying to know that Cox Business, like so many others in the community, share that commitment and look for ways to help,” said UF Health Shands CEO Ed Jimenez. “Our entire UF Health Shands family deeply appreciates this generous gesture.”  — Ken Garcia