The 2013 Fund-A-Need project raised $5700 at the Spring Gala to buy a Spirometer for Twin Oaks Hospital.
By having this machine at Twin Oaks, residents of the Eastern Shore do not have to travel to Halifax and Dartmouth for tests. We are able to hold a monthly Spirometry Clinic which also includes a teaching component to improve the lives of the patients. A Spirometer is used as a diagnostic tool for people who have asthma, COPD, and other lung diseases. Early detection is very important in lung disorders so having this machine reduces the wait time in our community.