MidState Medical Center Earns Funding for Emergency Preparedness

April 24, 2015

MidState Medical Center Earns Funding for Emergency PreparednessMidState Medical Center is the proud recipient of funding from Evonik Industries, a global chemical company in Wallingford, for the third consecutive year. The hospital received $1,500 in support of community-wide efforts in emergency preparedness. Funding was also awarded to the Wallingford Fire Department, Wallingford Police Department and Wallingford Reserve Medical Corps.

"We appreciate the recognition, but what we value even more are the relationships we've built with our community partners," said Susan McGaughan, RN, MBA, NE-BC, business manager, Emergency Department, MidState Medical Center, in a check passing ceremony held at the Wallingford Fire Department April 21. Evonik plans to work with MidState this year on an ammonia response drill and an active shooter drill.

Photo: Pictured left to right are Tom Vaccarelli, Facilities director, MidState Medical Center; Augie Holzmiller, Security manager, MidState Medical Center; Peter Stein, Evonik plant manager; Sue McGaughan, business manager Emergency Department, MidState Medical Center; and Mary Beth Papallo, Development program manager, MidState Medical Center.

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