CHH Auxiliary Donates Blanket Warmer To Emergency Department

Blanket Warmer 16(Torrington, CT)  The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) Auxiliary recently donated a blanket warmer valued at $6,000 for the continued care of the hospital’s patients. The warmer was recently installed in the new section of the Hospital’s Emergency Department.

“This is the fourth warmer that the Auxiliary has purchased in the last two years to help improve each patient’s experience. With this donation, we hope to ensure that all patients are comfortable while they are at CHH so patients can rest and recover.” said Auxiliary President Barbara Pudlinski.

The medical blanket warmers can warm blankets between 90° F and 150° F. The large interior with five shelves will allow for ample storage of blankets located conveniently steps away from each patient.

The CHH Auxiliary formed is celebrating 100 years of supporting Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in 2016. It has been a significant source of physical and financial aid to the Hospital. The CHH Auxiliary has over 200 hundred volunteer members who assist in raising money for CHH and the community through dues, donations, volunteering at the gift shop, and assisting with a variety of events including an annual fashion show and holiday promotions and sales.

The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. One Thousand Caregivers, One Job, Your Health. Visit


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