General Linen Service Donates Patient Gowns to Victims of Earthquake in Haiti

Jason Hicks |

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. — General Linen Service has donated much-needed patient gowns to the International Medical Equipment Collaborative (IMEC) to help support victims of last month’s catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, the company says.
“Our staff are pleased to do whatever we can to help,” says Sam Oliver, General Linen Service’s medical sales specialist. “Route managers and production staff in our service centers, located in Manchester [N.H.], Somersworth, and Westbrook, Maine, are all working together to prepare and deliver clean and sterile patient gowns and medical wear in an effort to improve healthcare conditions through IMEC’s humanitarian efforts.”
Many of Haiti’s hospitals and clinics have been destroyed, and many patients injured in the earthquake are getting treatment at hospitals along the Dominican Republic border, General Linen Service reports.
IMEC is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that provides doctors in developing countries with medical equipment to improve healthcare for the poor. The organization is responding to the crisis in Haiti by delivering emergency medical supplies and equipment to those in need.
Individuals, groups or companies that would like to assist IMEC in its response to the crisis can click here for more information.

About the author

Jason Hicks

American Drycleaner

Jason Hicks was assistant editor for American Trade Magazines, which publishes American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News, for more than nine years, and web editor for three years.


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