A brand new mobile hearing clinic at Munson Clinic, thanks to an ample $314,000 grant in the Carls Foundation, can help identify any hearing problems issues in schools, factories and communities across northern Michigan.
“We are excited to place this latest condition-of-the-art clinic on the path to benefit northern Michigan residents,” stated Nick Erikson, director of Munson Clinic Outpatient Services. “This clinic might help companies remain in compliance with OSHA needs and it is outfitted with specialized audiometer abilities for testing young children.Inches
Hearing problems could make existence challenging for students within the classroom, and potentially harmful for workers in industrial work settings.
The hearing clinic may be the latest inside a lengthy listing of support totaling greater than $4 million to Munson Healthcare in the Carls Foundation for various projects. Munson Healthcare Foundations Chief Development Officer Plusieurs Worthington stated a 1986 gift in the Carls Foundation initially established Munson Medical Center’s William and Leni Carls Speech and Hearing Clinic.
“We are extremely grateful for his or her ongoing generosity towards the residents of northern Michigan,” Worthington stated. “Their newest gift has allowed this acquisition of an invaluable asset for people and particularly which are more vulnerable within our communities, our kids.Inches
The mobile clinic is staffed by specialists, including audiometric technicians, and it is outfitted using the latest screening technology. Micro-processor testing enables for complete record-keeping and as much as four people could be tested at any given time.
To learn more concerning the mobile hearing clinic or to setup a trip visit munsonhealthcare.org/hearing or call 231-935-6455.
-By Dale Killingbeck of Munson Healthcare