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LCMC Health sends aid to the people of the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian devastates part of the island chain

LCMC Health sends aid to the people of the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian devastates part of the island chain

New Orleans, LA – LCMC Health employees joined relief efforts to aid the residents of the hurricane-ravaged islands in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Dorian.

LCMC Health’s hospitals were joined in the effort by Crescent City Surgical Suites, Medline, as well as Morris and Dickson, a pharmaceutical products wholesaler, donating more than a dozen pallets of medical and surgical supplies, and badly-needed over-the-counter medication. The supplies were delivered to a warehouse owned by local entrepreneur Sidney Torres, who organized the donations and the transport of supplies to the damaged islands.

Donated items included catheters, sutures, needles, scrubs, operating room gloves, tourniquets, surgical drapes, IV supplies, bandages, and much more.

The supplies were delivered Friday, September 6, and the goods were transported by a cargo plane beginning Saturday, with more deliveries slated for the coming days. 

People interested in supporting Torres’ efforts can visit this link to learn more.