Good neighbors and a shared community
Mount Nittany Health is working tirelessly to ensure that patients and staff are safe and cared for while we simultaneously anticipate and prepare for what’s next. As we continue to mobilize in response to changing events on the ground, we are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support from our community—especially the generosity of our Penn State neighbors.
OVPR had an answer to this challenge, donate the unused personal protective equipment from across various research units and departments. “When we reduced our on-campus research activities, we included a request for our laboratories to conduct an inventory of their PPEs. The response that we received was overwhelming,” said Lora Weiss, senior vice president for research for Penn State. OVPR’s campus-wide collection led to the generous donation of lab-grade gloves, masks and booties to give to Mount Nittany Health and our frontline health care workers.
“We are truly grateful for the continued support of the entire community and to Penn State for this extraordinary gift. These certainly are unprecedented times, and we are rising together to meet the challenges we’re facing. This generous donation will supplement and extend our supplies, helping to support our top priority of protecting the health and wellbeing of staff, patients and visitors,” states Kathleen Rhine, president and CEO, Mount Nittany Health.
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