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Barlow Respiratory Hospital Postpones Legends & Legacies Event

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Barlow Respiratory Hospital Postpones Legends & Legacies Event

Los Angeles, CA, March 17, 2020 – Barlow Respiratory Hospital Legends & Legacies fundraising evening has been postponed. Originally scheduled for May 28 2020 on the hospital’s historic Los Angeles campus next to Dodger Stadium, the event will be rescheduled in autumn 2020 on an as-yet-to-be-determined date.

Honorees slated to appear at the event are:

Steve Garvey, LA Dodgers Legend, All-Star and MVP
Barlow Legacy Award~ recognizing passion, leadership, & a lifelong commitment to excellence

Wendy Carrillo, California Assemblymember
Barlow Leadership Award~ honoring outstanding civic service to the Greater
Los Angeles Community

Dennis J. Gilbert, Philanthropist and business executive
Barlow Enterprise Award~ celebrating achievement, innovation, and success in business, philanthropy, or healthcare.

The evening will honor our Barlow Respiratory Hospital legacy of service and celebrates our rich history as a leader in the Los Angeles social and medical landscape.

The Barlow Respiratory Hospital Legends & Legacies evening will be rescheduled at a later date and will benefit the hospital’s ongoing Campaign to ReBuild Barlow to create an expanded state-of-the-art hospital that will serve our community for generations to come.

“With an abundance of caution and with respect for nationwide response to Novel Corona Virus (COVID-10), we will postpone this event until a later date. Now is the time to focus our efforts on preparation, patient care and the well-being of our staff and community. We have found the website of LA County Public Health as a helpful resource for information. Thank you for your ongoing support during this uncertain time.”

Amit Mohan, Barlow Respiratory Hospital President and CEO

Barlow Respiratory Hospital is the only not-for-profit long-term acute care hospital in California and the destination of choice for weaning patients from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Critically ill patients are referred to Barlow Respiratory Hospital from nearly 100 hospital intensive care units (ICUs) in the Los Angeles metropolitan area and Southern California. Barlow Respiratory Hospital has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Certification for Respiratory Failure, the only one on the West Coast and among a select few hospitals nationwide to attain this elite certification. Barlow also holds the designation as the only West Coast Passy-Muir Center of Excellence, recognized for treating patients with tracheostomies, on and off the ventilator. The hospital, on Stadium Way in Los Angeles, was founded in 1902 as a tuberculosis sanatorium.