Tyrone Hospital held a Donate Life flag raising event on Feb 14th, National Donor Day, as part of its activities in the annual Donate Life Challenge. The challenge includes health providers across Pennsylvania who work to raise organ donation awareness and encourage people to register as organ donors. The event included comments from Beth Dietrick, Chief Nursing Officer at Tyrone Hospital regarding the importance of organ donation and details on how to register as an organ donor were provided. A special table display was also available in the Tyrone Hospital main lobby where people could help themselves to a variety of information on organ donation. The table display included special valentines that had an organ donation theme. Pictured with the Donate Life flag on display in the Tyrone Hospital main lobby are some of the individuals who attended the flag raising event. Front row seated left to right are: Anna Anna, Acting CEO, Vicky Shaw, RN, emergency Department supervisor, Freida Miller, materials management and John Wagner, materials management supervisor. Back row standing left to right are; Tara Morrison, executive assistant, Heather Lane, assistant director of nursing, John Johnson, manager, materials management, Beth Dietrick, chief nursing officer, Gegetta Daughenbaugh, informatics, Susan Fluke, pharmacy manager, Darleen Bailey, pharmacy, and Sunda Baney, nursing supervisor.
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