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34 PAT R O N S | FA L L 2 0 1 8 i n yo u r c o m m u n i t y NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (NICU) OPEN HOUSE Doctors and donors came to celebrate the opening of Torrance Memorial's new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit located in the Donald and Priscilla Hunt Tower on August 17, 2018. The hospital's Young Physicians and Professionals Alliance (YPPA) presented a donation of $10,000 at the reception to fund purchase of evacuation back- packs to transport patients and equipment during an emergency. The new unit offers 25 private rooms, each with a spacious design to make it comfortable for families and to accommodate a nurse's station for infant monitoring. The NICU is staffed with a highly skilled team of nurses, physicians, support staff, dedicated volunteers and cuddlers. The unit officially opened to its tiniest patients on August 23, 2018. 1 2 3 4

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