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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.