Sheboygan – Area residents will have the opportunity to donate unwanted medical equipment and medications from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital.
 
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is hosting a Medical Equipment Drive for Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach. All items must be clean and in good condition:

  • Crutches and slings

  • Wheelchairs

  • Walkers

  • Dressing, gauze and tape

  • Canes

  • Hygiene kit supplies, including hand towels, washcloths, bar soap, combs, toothbrushes and toothpaste

HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital will also serve as a drop-off site for the Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 Medication Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 28:

  • Prescription and over-the-counter medications accepted

  • Cross out identifying information on the containers

  • Liquid medications should be kept in the original bottle, then placed in plastic bags

  • Needles/sharps will not be accepted.

  • Non-medical inhalers, medications from organizations and businesses, as well as items that contain mercury will not be accepted.

Donations for the Medical Equipment Drive and Medication Take-Back Day will be collected near the Emergency Department entrance of HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, 3100 Superior Ave., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
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About HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital has been delivering high quality health care to Sheboygan and its surrounding communities since 1890. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services that include cancer care, women’s services, 24-hour emergency care, digestive health, orthopedics, cardiac, home health and hospice care. The hospital’s primary purpose is to continue Christ’s healing love through the delivery of high quality and compassionate health care in an environment sensitive to the needs of all people. HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.  An affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. To learn more, visit www.stnicholashospital.org.
 
About Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS)
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.

Media Contacts

Dana Jermstad

Director of Communications and Public Relations
 (920) 429-1752
dana.jermstad@hshs.org

 

Angela Deja

Public Relations Manager
(920) 272-3360
angela.deja@hshs.org

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