Southwestern Vermont Health Care presents appreciation to Orvis

first_imgSouthwestern Vermont Health Care,Orvis Company Inc,Vermont Business Magazine Simon Perkins, president of the Orvis Company, a luxury clothing retailer with headquarters in Arlington, accepted a gift of appreciation from Tom Dee, president and CEO of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) for contributions of more than 750 masks during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s President and CEO Tom Dee, right, presents a commemorative plaque to Simon Perkins, president at Orvis, in appreciation of Orvis’s cooperation in providing personal protective equipment in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.“Orvis’s contributions demonstrated such concern and compassion for our visitors, health care workers and their families,” said Tom Dee. “We are so grateful for their help in keeping our community and employees safe during this challenging time.” Masks had been in short supply nationwide, leaving many hospitals to rely on community members and businesses to supply crucial equipment. SVHC received personal protective equipment (PPE) from more than 130 individuals and business donors. PPE donations have included N95 masks, procedure masks, hundreds of cloth masks, cloth surgical caps, and face shields made on 3D printers.About SVHC:Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices.Source: BENNINGTON, VT—September 10, 2020—SVHClast_img