Area hospital auxiliary donates thousands to same-day surgery unit

WELLSBORO – Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary in February presented staff with a $27,500 donation to the hospital’s new same-day surgery unit.

The new same-day surgery unit, on the second floor of the hospital’s recent expansion, officially opened on Nov. 19 and features an endoscopy suite, infusion/transfusion station, isolation room and nurses’ stations as well as expanded registration and waiting room areas.

Funds were raised through auxiliary fundraisers, such as the Holiday Shopping Soiree, Candlelight Ball, special events and various vendor shows.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital – now affiliated with Susquehanna Health – is at 32-36 Central Ave. and serves more than 40,000 people.

For more information, call 723-7764.