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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Washakie Hospital Foundation donates chemo bell

WORLAND – Friday morning the Washakie Hospital Foundation donated a chemotherapy bell to the Worland Banner Health Washakie Medical Center chemotherapy infusion room to help patients celebrate the end of their chemotherapy treatments.

 

May 29, 2018

Tracie Mitchell

The Washakie Hospital Foundation donates a chemotherapy bell to the Worland Banner Washakie Medical Center chemotherapy infusion room Friday morning. Pictured left to right: Worland Banner Washakie Medical Center chemotherapy nurse Mary Howard, Worland Banner Washakie Medical Center Medical service staff Tawnya Mortenson, Washakie Hospital Foundation member Keith Van Brunt, Worland Banner Washakie Medical Center RN Senior Manager Lisa Van Brunt and Washakie Hospital Foundation member Mary Jo Hake.

WORLAND – Friday morning the Washakie Hospital Foundation donated a chemotherapy bell to the Worland Banner Health Washakie Medical Center chemotherapy infusion room to help patients celebrate the end of their chemotherapy treatments.

When a cancer patient receives their final treatment they ring the bell to announce to the world that their treatments are finally over. Washakie Hospital Foundation member Keith Van Brunt stated that the current cord attached to the bell will be removed due to the need to keep everything sterile. He stated that a compromise was made and that for each partic...



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