Violet Defense Disinfection Equipment Donation Benefits Free Florida Clinic For Uninsured Patients
ORLANDO, Florida, August 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To help Shepherd’s Hope Clinic better provide safe and affordable health services to uninsured people in its community, disinfection technology company Violet Defense is partnering with her to deploy its commercial UV disinfection equipment to be used throughout the clinic’s medical and administrative establishment. desks.
Violet Defense has installed its patented UV technology at Shepherd’s Hope Clinic in Winter Garden, Florida, to help the clinic continue to serve patients and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and other pathogens. All of the clinic’s examination rooms, waiting areas, washrooms and children’s play area will be equipped with Violet Defense UV disinfection equipment. The clinic will also use the Flash M3 mobile UV solution to disinfect the administrative areas of the clinic.
“Violet Defense is passionate about helping healthcare professionals in our community access the resources they need to operate safely and serve those in need of affordable healthcare,” said Terrance Berland, CEO of Violet Défense. “This partnership represents Violet Defense’s unwavering commitment to improving public health and creating safe and germ-free spaces.”
Shepherd’s Hope Clinic is a community-supported medical provider that provides health services to patients who do not have health insurance. The clinic of Winter Garden opened in 2020 and relies heavily on donations, volunteer healthcare professionals and community volunteers to staff the clinic. Violet Defense’s donation of disinfection equipment will give doctors and patients at the clinic more confidence to enter the facility for needed medical care.
“This generous donation from Violet Defense will help our patients and healthcare professionals feel more comfortable in our facility,” said Pam gould, President and CEO of Shepherd’s Hope Clinic. “The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on our local community. For those without access to traditional health insurance, the pandemic has produced even deeper worry and financial insecurity. The Shepherd’s Hope Clinic is proud to offer life-saving health assistance to those who live in our community that does not have health insurance, and now they can feel good knowing that they can receive affordable health care in a safe and clean protected environment by Violet Defense. “
Violet Defense has the only known installable pulsed xenon UV disinfection technology used to automatically disinfect surfaces and air. The technology can kill up to 99.9% of E.coli, Salmonella, MRSA, C.diff., Noroviruses and Coronaviruses in the air and on high contact surfaces in all types of environments.
At Shepherd’s Hope Clinic, staff members will be able to control the Violet Defense disinfection units via a remote control and configure them to operate automatically each night when the clinic is closed. Pulsed xenon technology, which is often used in hospitals to disinfect surfaces in operating rooms, will emit a short pulse of broad-spectrum light, including UV-C radiation. This type of UV-C radiation is also commonly used in air ducts to disinfect the air circulating in public buildings.
UV products will provide Shepherd’s Hope with a safe alternative to chemical cleaners and free up volunteers to help more patients in the clinic.
“Our goal at Violet Defense is to protect the spaces where people live, work and play with our proven UV disinfection technology that is effective and affordable,” said Berland. “Health care providers such as Shepherd’s Hope provide a vital service to the community and help people who may not have access to necessary medical care due to job loss or other financial hardship. We hope this donation will help them serve more people and protect the incredible volunteer staff during the pandemic and beyond. ”
About Violet Defense
Violet Defense uses UV disinfection to protect everyday spaces from harmful pathogens by killing up to 99.9% of E. coli, Salmonella, MRSA, C. diff., Norovirus and coronavirus. Violet Defense technology is the only known pulsed xenon solution that can be installed in a full-time room, creating a continuous way to meet the disinfection needs of all types of settings. For more information, visit www.violetdefense.com or follow us on Facebook (@violetdefense) or LinkedIn (@violetdefensetechnology).
About Shepherd’s Hope
Shepherd’s Hope provides free acute and specialized medical services, education and wellness programs to uninsured and underinsured men, women and children in Central florida. The non-profit organization has provided over 330,000 free patient visits and services since 1997. In 2019, Shepherd’s Hope provided more than 19,000 free medical visits and services. This care is made possible through partnerships with 3,000 licensed medical and general volunteers, three community hospital systems, 100 diagnostic / secondary providers and numerous multi-faith partners. Patients are served at his five Central florida health centers in Longwood, Orlando East, Downtown Orlando, Ocoee and Winter Garden, and 95 percent of donations directly support patient services. Please visit www.shepherdshope.org for more information.
Shepherd’s Hope Clinic
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