CONA’s Dr. Mitchell Serves Victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
CONA’s very own Dr. David Mitchell traveled to Puerto Rico on Sept. 22 with a team of 33 people throughout S.C. to aid in hurricane relief efforts. Nearly one month after Maria made landfall, residents are still struggling to find necessities such as running water and basic medical supplies.
Dr. Mitchell and team established a temporary headquarters and helped to treat up to 100 residents per day. “We went to go assess area hospitals in Puerto Rico so they could personally tell us what was needed. When there is a disaster, you have to be very flexible,” Mitchell said. “Things that seem easy to do are not.”
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