Time changes announced at Middle Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps Warehouse and Vine Hill Community Clinic

The Middle Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps (MTMRC), housed at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, continues to accept and process Hurricane Katrina donations at Municipal Auditorium for areas in need in the Gulf region and at various shelters in Middle Tennessee.

The MTMRC has changed its hours of operation for accepting donations at the auditorium, and is now seeking only medical supplies.

The new hours at Municipal Auditorium are:

Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The MTMRC still needs various medical supplies, including:

splints, slings, Philadelphia neck collars (medium), powdered electrolyte solutions (Gatorade), Neosporin ointment, antifungal cream, Bacitracin ointment, dressings, ace wraps, Band-Aids (2×2’s, 3×3’s and 4×4’s), Kerlix, tape, diabetic supplies such as glucometers, glucometer test strips, glucometer solution, hand sanitizers, feminine pads, medications such as Cipro, Tetanus vaccinations, multivitamins, analgesics and other over-the-counter medications.

For directions and a map to Municipal Auditorium visit: http://www.nashvilleauditorium.com/external/faq_directions.htm

For more information about the MTMRC, or how to volunteer, visit: www.mtmrc.org or call (615) 322-7639.

The Vine Hill Community Clinic, a nurse-managed clinic operated by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is also changing the hours of operation for a special clinic set up to address the medical needs of displaced Hurricane Katrina victims staying in shelters across Middle Tennessee.

The new Vine Hill Katrina Clinic hours are Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5-8 p.m.

For more information about Vine Hill’s services, directions or making an appointment call: (615) 292-9770.