2,000 face shields purchased from UOG Telethon funds

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(From left) Margaret Hattori-Uchima, dean of the University of Guam School of Health; and Paula Manzon, registered nurse at Guam Memorial Hospital.

The University of Guam purchased 2,000 face shields for Guam Memorial Hospital Authority with funds raised during its Livestream Telethon held last week. The university also delivered 48 bottles of hand sanitizer from Bishop Baumgartner Memorial School to GMHA.

“Thanks to the generous support of our island community and local businesses, we have been able to immediately purchase much-needed PPE and supplies for our health care workers,” UOG President Thomas W. Krise said.

(From left) Carlos Taitano, director of Global Learning & Engagement at UOG; and Guam Memorial Hospital staff Paula Manzon, clinical nurse informatics supervisor; Eduardo Biala Jr., program coordinator; and Alma Siapengco, registered nurse.