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Making a Difference in Lebanon

We encourage you to take a moment to read about the positive impact that donor support is making through the Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation. These are just a couple of the many stories of how your support is making a difference every day in the lives of patients and community members.

Pictured: Jon Erwin, cardiac rehab patient at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.

Community Supports Emergency Room Expansion

The Emergency Department in Lebanon, which serves the local community in times of need, will be expanding to more than 20 beds thanks to the support of the community and the Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation.

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Hear about the importance of the Emergency Department and access to care in the local community.

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Group Support Improves Recovery at Cardiac Rehab

Jon Erwin found more than just a supportive environment for recovery in the physical rehabilitation program in Lebanon – he found a group of people who are now like family to him.

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Through the generosity of our community, the Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation has been able to fund many other projects.
  • Early Mobility Program, including chairs designed to help patients in the Critical Care Unit in transitioning from lying in a bed to going home
  • Simulation training equipment for the Emergency Department and SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) training needs
  • Reach Out and Read Program, which offers books to pediatric patients and promotes literacy
  • Wheelchair accessible scales
  • Carbon Dioxide Insufflator for laparoscopic surgeries
  • Nitrous Oxide Systems for use in the Girod Birth Center
  • Power exam tables for local clinics
  • Joanne Nelson, President
  • Debbie Paul, Vice President
  • Bill Rauch, Past President
  • Steve Hanscam, Treasurer
  • Lori Hill, Secretary
  • Robert Adams
  • Linn Armstrong
  • Linda Bahrke
  • Maxine Bailey
  • Al Barrios
  • Marda Blem
  • Louise Crittenden
  • John Dinges
  • Charlie Eads
  • Shelly Garrett
  • Jan Hull
  • Kristin Hyde
  • Jessica Meyer
  • Mike Patterson
  • Sue Spiker
  • Richard Triska
  • Aida Van den Bos
  • Brian Vandetta
  • Robert Wimmer, MD