Wanted, due to supply chain shortages: used crutches, walkers and canes

Posted on AllSides November 3rd, 2021
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From Utah to South Carolina and Kentucky, hospitals and charities are asking for gently used crutches, canes and walkers. Supplies are getting harder to come by thanks to — let’s all say it together — supply chain problems. The main issue seems to be the unreliable supply of aluminum, which is used to make the products.

In Bluffton, South Carolina, Beaufort Memorial Hospital put out a plea:

“The impacts of the global pandemic continue to affect so many aspects of healthcare,” BMH president and CEO Russell Baxley said in a...

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