We will be updating the list of hospitals, care homes, and other institutions which will receive medical equipment, PPE, masks to help in their fight with COVID-19.
New Covid-19 Relief Purchases
The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation is committed to Covid-19 relief in Poland. The Foundation decided to make additional purchases to provide extra equipment for hospitals tasked with treating coronavirus patients.
The charity has already signed contracts to secure quick delivery of 150 intensive care unit beds and 50 000 personal protection equipment sets for frontline medical workers for PLN 20 000 000. The charity has also purchased Covid-19 analyser, which will be delivered to ONCOLAB laboratory in Łódź, allowing the app to maximize its potential. Additional 157 cardiac monitors, worth over PLN 4 000 000 will be sent to Polish hospitals as well. All purchases made as a part of Covid-19 relief effort are done in consultation with the Ministry of Health to ensure that support goes towards hospitals which need the equipment the most.
The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity launched a Covid-19 Relief fund, addressed to the charity's business partners and corporate sponsors, who wish to donate funds towards the purchase of equipment which will be used to fight the epidemic in Poland.
Emergency medical equipment purchases are not the only way in which the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation. The charity runs and coordinates volunteer outreach to people, who due to underlying conditions are unable to leave their houses and provides parents and kids with a daily hour-long show to offer cheer and comfort to people who are self-isolating.
People who need help with day-to-day tasks and errands which require leaving the house can now get in touch with our hotline at 12 446 68 15.
Nineteen hospitals with ICU facilities which are tasked with treating COVID-19 patients will receive specialised beds. The hospitals for infectious diseases, which are on the frontline of the fight with the virus, were chosen in cooperation with the Polish Ministry of Health.