(L-R) Dr. John Enamait and Greta Baucom, Senior Administrative Assistant, Atrium Health Stanly, prepare to transport donated medical supplies from Stanly Community College to Atrium Health Stanly to help battle the spread of COVID-19.
SCC recently donated four Siemens Maquet Servo-i Ventilators to Atrium Health Stanly.
Albemarle, NC – While hospitals and healthcare systems around the nation are reporting huge shortages of medical supplies to meet the growing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Stanly Community College (SCC) is stepping up to help.
SCC donated four Siemens Maquet Servo-i Ventilators and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Atrium Health Stanly to help battle the spread of COVID-19. The donated ventilators are typically used forstudents who train in the Health Science programs at Stanly Community College. These mechanical breathing devices help to support lung function for patients who become seriously ill and develop breathing difficulties.
Dr. John Enamait, President, Stanly Community College, stated, “We appreciate the great working relationship that Atrium Health Stanly has with Stanly Community College and feel very blessed to be able to donate the ventilators and other medical supplies. We want to help our community, patients, and our Health Science graduates who are working to help battle COVID-19, to stay safe and healthy. It’s going to take everyone to do their part to help fight this disease.”
Stanly Community College’s Health Science students are currently finishing-up their spring semester by utilizing the College’s infrastructure of online resources and services. Students in the Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Laboratory, Radiography, Medical Assisting, and EMS programs continue to obtain their clinicals in area healthcare facilities during this extraordinary time. Clinicals are a vital component for our students to finish their degrees and to be able to graduate and pursue their dream of becoming a health care professional.