Coronavirus: Speedway donates masks to Dayton Children’s, other hospitals

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Speeway donated 10,000 N95 and surgical masks to 11 children’s hospitals, including in Dayton, to help protect health care workers during the coronavrius outbreak.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals receiving masks included Dayton Children’s Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.

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“On behalf of all the caregivers who work on the frontlines of the 11 member hospitals who received this generous donation, we are grateful for these much-needed masks from Speedway,” said Teri Nestel, interim president and CEO of CMNH. “Speedway’s commitment to the well-being of local medical professionals has never been more needed or more appreciated. It’s comforting to know that these doctors and nurses have the needed resources necessary to care for those who depend on children’s hospitals now and into the future.”

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The other nine hospitals receiving donations are Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Rady Children's Hospital in California, Riley Hospital for Children in Indiana, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago, Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Florida, Children's Wisconsin, Beaumont Children's and Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Michigan and Monroe Children's Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville.

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