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Above and beyond the call of duty

Letter to the Editor


During a recent illness, I was having some serious health problems and needed medications. I had, just had, an 8:30 doctor’s appointment. It was already late afternoon and I couldn’t get my new defibrillator to work, and my meds weren’t ready. I called to the clinic for help.

Melissa Stanley, RN, said she would come by my house to fix it after work. By then it was 5 p.m. She quickly had the faulty one fixed. While talking to her, I mentioned the antibiotic and two other meds that still weren’t ready. She got on the phone and went to the pharmacy to pick them up. I was unable to drive at the time.

Melissa had to get her children from the babysitter, also. She used her time, her car and gas.

This is above and beyond the call of duty. I wanted the community to know how caring our hospital staff is and willing to go the extra mile.

We are fortunate to have such compassionate staff and facilities. Use them!

Betty Brashears

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