Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Fauquier Health Reaches Out to Haiti Earthquake Victims


-- Fauquier Health will donate 50 cents for every dollar contributed by a Fauquier Health employee.


-- Rita Hawes, a volunteer for Medical Missionaries, said that the donations provided on short notice by the staff at Fauquier Health filled 15 suitcases with soap, toothpaste, diapers, baby wipes, sterile syringes and other necessary items. Rita was amazed at how quickly the Fauquier Health family came together in this crisis.


-- Cathy Shore, Pharmacy inventory manager, devoted two work days to ordering and packing up $10,000 worth of drugs purchased by Medical Missionaries.


-- The Surgical Services Department compiled dressings (Fluff, Kerlex, Steri-Strips, tape), sterilization supplies (sterile water, and Cidex, Bactoshield surgical scrub, Betadine), surgical drains (Robinson catheters 14fr, 16fr, 18fr, Penrose drains), surgical supplies (lap pads, surgical wire, suture, Gigli saws (for amputations).

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