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Cincinnati State donates desperately needed PPE

April 1, 2020

Cincinnati State donates desperately needed PPE

One of the ways Cincinnati State is serving the community during the COVID-19 crisis was the recent donation of 18,000 medical gloves, 600 masks with face shields, and medical gowns for front line local health care workers.

 

The PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) donations went to West Chester Hospital, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, TriHealth, and the Mason Health Care Center. 

 

The college is also preparing to loan area hospitals, if needed, up to six devices that can be used to mechanically ventilate severely ill COVID-19 patients.

 

"PPE is expensive, but it is the right thing to do for our community," said Dr. Janelle McCord, dean of Cincinnati State's Health and Public Safety Division.

 

Cincinnati State is a leading local educator of registered and practical nurses, respiratory therapists, medical lab technicians, EMTs, paramedics and other health care professionals. Its alumni work in every hospital in the region, as well in physician practices, long-term care facilities and other health care settings.

 

For further information contact Dr. Janelle McCord at ajanelle.mccord@cincinnatistate.edu