Eskenazi accepting hats, gloves for frostbite injuries

Eskenazi is accepting hats and gloves for patients leaving the hospital due to frostbite-related injuries.

To donate, please contact David Clinton, emergency department patient advocate, at david.clinton@eskenazihealth.edu.

Right now – they are seeing a spike in frostbite injuries. Here are those numbers

2013/2014 Winter Season October-March: 13 frostbite admissions
2014/2015 - 14 
2015/2016 – 1
2016/2017- 11
2017/2018- 10 already admitted. 

All together more than 20 people have been seen this winter season.

Right now the burn unit at Eskenazi is mainly patients with frostbite injuries.
 

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