Queens family donates COVID-19 oxygen machines to hospitals

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A family active in the Sikh community of Queens donated three oxygen machines to New York hospitals for COVID-19 patients.

Davinder Singh and relatives donated a 10-liter Invacare oxygen machine to Brooklyn Hospital Center, another to Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn and the third to Flushing Hospital in Queens, the family and the president said. from Brooklyn Borough Eric Adams at a press conference Sunday. .

“Sir. Singh’s generous donation shows that we are all New Yorkers at the end of the day and that we will overcome this pandemic if we stand up together,” Adams, the Democratic candidate for mayor, said in front of the Brooklyn Hospital Center. “This is how we approach COVID-19, coming together as New Yorkers. As formidable as COVID-19 can be, we are formidable as New Yorkers to fight back.

“This is what we do during a crisis,” he added. “We are joining together to make sure we push back the crisis. “

Singh, 31, a third-year medical student at All Saints School of Medicine on the Caribbean island of Dominica, co-owns Peter & Danny Contractors with his 65-year-old father, Pritam Singh. Davinder said the family also donated three devices to medical institutions in India.

Davinder Singh and family donated a 10-liter Invacare oxygen machine to Brooklyn Hospital Center, another to Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, and the third to Flushing Hospital in Queens.
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Davinder Singh and other leaders of the Sikh community.
Davinder Singh is a medical student at the All Saints School of Medicine on the Caribbean island of Dominica and co-owns Peter & Danny Contractors with his father, Pritam Singh.
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Oxygen machine.
The family also donated three oxygen devices to medical facilities in India.
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“We must never forget our neighbors,” Davinder said. “These are key machines that can really help save lives. ”

LaRay Brown, Head of One Brooklyn Health System / Interfaith Medical Center, said, “We are very grateful to the Singh family and Brooklyn Borough President Adams for being chosen as the recipient of this generous donation.

“This important medical equipment will add to the toolbox of our clinical staff to care for patients affected by COVID-19.”


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