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John Wall Supports Hospital Staffers Who Treated His Mother, Now in Fight Against Coronavirus

By April 24, 2020April 28th, 2020No Comments

Washington Wizards All-Star John Wall donated N95 masks and Chick-fil-A to MedStar Washington Hospital Center in D.C., and to UNC REX Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, where his mother, Frances, received cancer treatment before her tragic passing this past winter. Watch John’s Zoom chats with the medical staffers who helped treat his mom—from the oncologist to the hospital’s chaplain.

Click here to watch John’s chat with registered nurse Ashley Jenkins at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in D.C.

Thank you to CloseUp360 producer Caron Butler, the Washington Wizards and John Wall Family Foundation.

Healthcare professionals like Ashley need our help. So many of them are facing an imminent shortage of PPE (personal protective equipment), especially in cities that are either bracing for or currently enduring surges in COVID-19 cases. The lack of PPE in medical facilities—including safety goggles, N95 masks, face shields and gowns—remains a serious concern in this global crisis. Those on the frontlines need this gear to stay safe and healthy while continuing to help patients who are battling this virus.

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