How Cleveland Clinic is Supporting India during COVID-19 Surge

Shipment of medical equipment and supplies will support hospitals and charitable organizations in India

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As a global organization, our care for the community extends around the world.

In India, COVID-19 cases continue to surge and there is a lack of critical supplies to care for COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients throughout the country. Cleveland Clinic is quickly working on ways to help.

We are shipping personal protective equipment including face masks, face shields, gloves, cots and mattresses to support hospitals. 138 pallets of these items will be shipped to the Indian Red Cross Society and supplies will be appropriately distributed.

As part of the support effort to reach those in India, monetary donations are being accepted as well. Donation details can be found here

Contributions will be used to purchase needed medicine, supplies and equipment such as oxygen concentrators and BiPAP machines. 

 

Courtesy: Cleveland Clinic

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