December, 2020: Last week, Washington Health System (WHS) was honored to receive a $15,000 donation from the CONSOL Cares Foundation. CONSOL Cares Foundation is headquartered in Canonsburg Pa and through focused giving, they are striving to improve and strengthen the communities in which CONSOL operates.
“CONSOL truly appreciates the care that the WHS Occupational Medicine staff and the rest of the Health System have provided to our miner’s and their families over the last few years,” said Dennis Ewedosh, Manager of Occupation Health & Wellness for CONSOL Energy, Inc. “This year, they are working extra hard to keep our staff and the rest of this community healthy.”
Since 1984, the WHS Occupational Medicine practice has partnered with businesses in this region to assist them with employee healthcare needs. WHS offers a full service Occupational Medicine Clinic with offices in Washington and Greene County. Services are tailored to meet the needs of each business client, from acute injury care to non-injury related services, such as; employment physicals, DOT exams, drug screening, respirator/audio testing, and more.
“Receiving support from partners like CONSOL is instrumental in helping us serve and care for our community and their healthcare needs,” said Brook Ward, President and CEO of Washington Health System. “CONSOL has donated to the WHS Foundation for a number of years and we appreciate the continued support and partnership.”
The donation will be used for the health system’s greatest needs. At this time, some of those needs include the COVID assistance fund (medications, PPE, disinfecting treatments) and the expansion of telemedicine.
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About Washington Health System:
Employing more than 2,300 highly trained medical professionals, Washington Health System provides health care services at more than 40 off-site locations throughout three counties. In addition to its flagship 260 licensed bed hospital in Washington, PA, WHS operates Washington Health System Greene, a community centered hospital, in Waynesburg Pennsylvania. Washington Health System’s integrated system of care also consists of diagnostic centers, outpatient care facilities, the WHS Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center and Greenbriar Treatment Center all seamlessly working together to provide excellent patient-and-family-centered care.
About CONSOL Energy Inc.
CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CEIX) is a Canonsburg-based producer and exporter of high-Btu bituminous thermal and crossover metallurgical coal. It owns and operates some of the most productive longwall mining operations in the Northern Appalachian Basin. Our flagship operation is the Pennsylvania Mining Complex, which has the capacity to produce approximately 28.5 million tons of coal per year and is comprised of 3 large-scale underground mines: Bailey, Enlow Fork, and Harvey. The company also owns and operates the CONSOL Marine Terminal, which is located in the port of Baltimore and has a throughput capacity of approximately 15 million tons per year. In addition to the ~698 million reserve tons associated with the Pennsylvania Mining Complex, the company also controls approximately 1.6 billion tons of greenfield thermal and metallurgical coal reserves located in the major coal-producing basins of the eastern United States. Additional information regarding CONSOL Energy may be found at www.consolenergy.com.
About CONSOL Cares Foundation
The CONSOL Cares Foundation was established in early 2019. Our mission is to improve and strengthen the communities in which CONSOL operates to make them better places to live, work, and prosper, by creating access to opportunities, and to strengthen their resilience and cohesion through focused giving to promote the health and safety of these communities. The CONSOL Cares Foundation is overseen by a Board of Directors who meet quarterly to review grant requests.