Gulf Coast Pharmaceutical Plus Donates $30,000 Worth of PPE to Mississippi Healthcare Workers

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Ocean Springs-based medical supplies distributor Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals Plus donated $30,000 worth of masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to health organizations and medical centers in Mississippi. The company hopes that these critical supplies will help healthcare workers throughout the state in their fight against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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We want to thank all of those working to keep us safe and hope that these PPE supplies will help ensure the safety of our first-responders during this time of crisis.

Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals Plus (GCPP), a comprehensive wholesale pharmaceutical distributor based in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, recently donated more than $30,000 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to state medical centers, health organizations and assisted living facilities throughout Mississippi. The donations come at a time when healthcare workers face extreme shortages of PPE amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Donated supplies include KN95 face masks, N95 flat fold masks and Face-Safe protective visors – all of which are critical in helping protect healthcare workers and patients from contracting and spreading COVID-19.

Top Mississippi organizations and medical centers who have received PPE donations from Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals Plus include:

  • Ocean Springs Hospital in Ocean Springs, MS
  • Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Gulfport, MS
  • G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in in Jackson, MS

GCPP also donated 4,000 masks to a variety of assisted living facilities and retirement centers throughout the state, including: Lighthouse Assisted Living and Memory Care, Sea Shore Oaks Assisted Living, Bay Cove Assisted Living, Villa Maria Retirement Center, Gulfport Care Center, Lakeview Nursing Center, Riverside Senior Center, Carlow Manor Retirement Community, Settlers Cove in Biloxi, and Seashore Highlands in Gulfport.

“As a long-standing Mississippi-based company, we at Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals Plus are extremely grateful to our state’s healthcare workers and their invaluable service to the public,” said GCPP President Ken Ritchey. “We want to thank all of those working to keep us safe and hope that these PPE supplies will help ensure the safety of our first-responders during this time of crisis.”

One of the most reputable and reliable specialty pharmaceutical distributors in the United States, GCPP has always been committed to giving back and supporting healthcare workers across the nation. Besides regularly donating PPE and other medical supplies to healthcare facilities, GCPP supports a number of charities and non-profit organizations, including the Wounded Warrior Project, St Jude Children’s Hospital, Jackson County Animal Shelter, Boys and Girls Club of Jackson County, MS, and Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi.

About Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals Plus

Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals Plus (GCPP) is a comprehensive pharmaceutical distributor for many of the leading U.S. Pharmaceutical companies, delivering products quickly and accurately to a network of hospitals, pharmacies, and physician practices across the United States. Over the past 20 years in business, Gulf Coast Pharmaceuticals Plus has become one of the most reliable distributors of medical supplies in the nation through its quick delivery, excellent customer service, and access to over 25,000 healthcare products. Learn more about GCPP products and services at

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