Monday, July 22, 2019

Delmar Medical Unit Chooses Personnel 1942

Delmar, July 11 - Delmar to further its preparedness program has Organized an emergency medical unit, under the direction of Dr. S. H. Lynch and Dr. H. E. Lecates, both local physicians.

The new organization has received permission from the Wicomico School Board to use The Delmar Maryland High School as headquarters. The function of the unit is to treat persons with minor injuries.

The staff has been appointed as follows: Mrs. W. W. Hastings and Mrs. Mable Venables, directors, Mrs.Elizabeth Conaway, nurse, registrar and informant, Mrs. Frances Hastings, and the Boy Scouts will serve as messenger boys.

 The first meeting of the new unit' will be held at the Delmar Fire House next Tuesday, at 3 p. m. Anyone interested and especially those who have taken the First Aid Course or the Home Nursing Course are requested to attend and help make surgical dressings to be used at the local casualty station.

 Old sheets, pillow cases and towels are among the articles needed to make dressings. Anyone who has a folding army cot they wish to lend for use in the casualty station should label it and leave it at the Fire House or call Everett Hutchinson, local coordinator.

above from the Salisbury Times 11 July 1942

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