The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Donates Supplies to Medical Center

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The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Donates Supplies to Medical Center

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is donating thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to UC Davis Health to aid in their efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

To date, the SVM has donated approximately 6,000 N95 respirators, 2,750 pairs of nitrile examination gloves, and 550 chemical-resistant protective suits (coveralls). These items came from excess supplies of the One Health Institute, the Gourley Clinical Teaching Center, and the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH).

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, medical centers nationwide have been inundated with thousands of patients who have or may test positive for the disease. Since implementing quarantines and physical distancing guidelines, federal, state, and local authorities expect the peak of potential positive cases to be in the coming weeks. With that may come overcrowded hospitals and low supplies of PPE for healthcare personnel. …Continue reading full story

Source: The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

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Sara Nice

Sara Nice is a member of the Board of Directors and one of the founders of the National Canine Cancer Foundation. She is passionate about helping to educate and raise awareness for every dog owner about dog cancer. She proud of the NCCF's comprehensive canine cancer library including the development of the ten early warning signs of cancer in your pet.

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