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Sinclair Donates Critical Medical Supplies and Equipment to Local Hospitals

 

Sinclair Donates Critical Medical Supplies and Equipment to Local Hospitals

Donated more than 11,000 individual PPE items; 500 medical supplies (individual items)

 

DAYTON, OH – In response to the expected surge of COVID-19 cases in Ohio and to meet the critical need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medical supplies, Sinclair has donated more than 11,000 individual PPE items and over 500 greatly needed medical supply items, to local hospitals.

The college is also preparing to transfer 9 ventilators, 4 cardiac monitors and an additional number of respiratory units to area hospitals.

Dr. Steve Johnson, President of Sinclair College, said, “Our mission is the same as it was when David A. Sinclair, first offered education to local citizens in 1887, “To find the need and endeavor to meet it.” When the needs of our community change, Sinclair responds accordingly. These are challenging times and we’re glad to be able to provide our local hospitals with the critical medical supplies and equipment needed during this time.”

“The leadership team at Sinclair have been working together around the clock, every day, over the past few weeks, following directives from the Governor, national, state and local leaders. Our goal is to help “flatten the curve” and we are committed to keep our students and this community safe. These are difficult times and all of us at Sinclair are prepared to do whatever it takes to get through this.”

Sinclair is recognized as a local and national leader in delivering high-quality and affordable higher education. One of the oldest and best-known community colleges in the nation, Sinclair was founded in 1887 by David A. Sinclair and is a board member of the prestigious League for Innovation in the Community College.

Sinclair offers more than 260 accredited degrees and certificates. For more information, contact Deena John at 937-272-8208 or deena.john@sinclair.edu.

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