In October, the medical staff of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital collected medical supplies for the people of Puerto Rico devastated by recent hurricanes.
Through the generosity of local providers, donations collected amounted to more than 30 boxes full of supplies. Supplies included medications, glucometers, insulin, wound care supplies and other items needed to provide medical care. The supplies were donated to the Delaware branch of the American Volunteer Emergency Response Team (A.V.E.R.T.), which provides relief to areas of devastation.
“It is our responsibility as physicians and community leaders to give back to the disadvantaged,” said Dr. Joseph Kim of the Nanticoke Physician Network. “Even the smallest of donations can provide a profound impact to people in need of assistance.” Drs. Sandra Mancilla and Arvind Gireesh were a part of the collection efforts along with several of their colleagues. Several of the medical staff at Nanticoke have family and friends living in Puerto Rico.
Dr. Mancilla is a part of the Nanticoke Physician Network. Dr. Sandra Mancilla is currently accepting new patients at Nanticoke Primary Care Laurel; then will continue seeing her patients at Nanticoke Primary Care Delmar in 2018. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mancilla, call 302-990-3322. Dr. Arvind Gireesh is part of the Nanticoke Vein Center. To learn more about the Vein Center, please call 302-628-6222 or visit www.nanticoke.org/veincenter.
Pictured L-R: Sandra Mancilla, MD of Nanticoke Primary Care Laurel; Natasha Snead, CPCS, CPMSM, Medical Staff Coordinator at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital; and Arvind Gireesh, MD, FACC of the Nanticoke Vein Center.