Duncan Regional Hospital Front drive
Duncan Regional Hospital received a portion of a $21,000 donation from Midship Pipeline and Cheniere Energy to seven different county hospitals.
All hospitals receiving funds are along the pipeline’s route, according to a press release. The $3,000 donation per hospital is to help in purchasing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall said he was “grateful” for the donation to rural hospitals.
“We are grateful for Midship’s timely and important donation to these rural hospitals as many healthcare workers are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis,” McCall said. “The gift will go a long way to help purchase critical equipment to help these hospitals fight this pandemic. This donation will help save lives.”
Matt Barr, director of Public Affairs at Midship, said the company “is committed to supporting rural Oklahoma.”
“We know these county hospitals are critical to the communities they serve, particularly in this unprecedented crisis,” Barr said. “We commend these healthcare professionals for their dedication.”
Other counties receiving funds included:
• Kingfisher County — Mercy Hospital Kingfisher
• Canadian County — INTEGRIS Canadian Valley
• Grady County — Grady Memorial Hospital
• Carter County — Mercy Hospital Ardmore
• Johnston County — Mercy Hospital Tishomingo
• Bryan County — AllianceHealth Durant

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