CUYAHOGA FALLS — Businesses are encouraged to donate gloves and masks to the city’s police and fire departments.

Mayor Don Walters on a Facebook post said the city’s safety forces are in need of these Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) items.

Any companies that have N95 or N100 masks and surgical masks, and latex or nitrile that they would like to donate should contact the Neighborhood Excellence, Communication, and Community Outreach Department (NECCO) at 330-971-8208 or by email at to coordinate a drop-off.

Reporter Phil Keren can be reached at 330-541-9421,, or on Twitter at @keren_phil.