Penn State Health accepting donations of aluminum crutches, canes, and walkers

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(WHTM) — Penn State Health is asking those around the Midstate for donations of aluminum crutches, canes, and walkers.

A global shortage of aluminum is affecting hospitals everywhere as they are running out of walking devices for emergency room patients along with the elderly and hip and knee surgery patients.

Anyone who has gently used crutches, canes, and/or walkers, they are asked to drop them off at the following locations:

  • Cumberland County
  • Carlisle Airport Life Lion Hangar
  • 228 Petersburg Road, Carlisle, PA 17013
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Dauphin County
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Life Lion Hangar
  • 10 Life Lion Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Berks County
  • Life Lion EMS Berks Division
  • 1001 James Drive, Suite 15, Leesport, PA 19533
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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