SoCalGas Donates 62,000 Masks to Santa Paula Hospital in Ventura County

SoCalGas Donates 62,000 Masks to Santa Paula Hospital in Ventura County

As part of its coronavirus response and support for local communities, SoCalGas recently presented 62,000 medical grade masks to the Santa Paula Hospital in Ventura County. 

The delivery was made possible through coordination from Ventura County Supervisor Kelly Long’s office along with the Ventura County Health Care Agency. 

The masks will supplement the hospital’s current supply and be provided to all hospital staff. In addition, the masks will be provided to hospital visitors to help further protect all who access the facility. 

“We are grateful for the community partnership with Southern California Gas that made this donation possible and for their investment in the health and safety of our health care workers and the community,” said Dr. John Fankhauser, CEO of Ventura County Hospital and Santa Paula Hospital.

“SoCalGas is always looking for ways to support the health, safety and well-being of those in the local communities that we serve,” said Maria Ventura, Senior Public Affairs Manager at SoCalGas. “We hope these masks add to the precautions already taking place to keep Ventura County safe.”

Santa Paula Hospital is an acute care, community-based hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services and full-service departments for diagnostic procedures, treatments, ongoing and after care. Santa Paula Hospital is the only emergency room between the cities of Ventura and Santa Clarita and proudly serves the Santa Clara Valley and beyond. For more information on Santa Paula Hospital and the Health Care Agency, please visit 

SoCalGas is dedicated to supporting the health, safety, and wellness of our community. The utility has donated more than $4 million to nonprofit organizations to support the region's workforce, feed the hungry, provide bill assistance to customers, and more as part of COVID-19 recovery efforts.

For more information about SoCalGas' response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit