Northridge, Calif. – Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center (NHMC) is trying to make a difficult situation a little easier for their healthcare workers with the implementation of an onsite grocery store. A section of the hospital’s Rendezbrew Café has been set-up as a mini-mart with shopping available every day of the week.
“I am so proud of the continued dedication of the entire Northridge Hospital family and hope this program provides more time for our staff and physicians to spend at home with their families instead of venturing out to the store,” states Paul Watkins, NHMC Hospital President. “The community support has been overwhelming and if we can help one another, even with simple things like groceries, we will get through this, together.”
As grocery chains face restocking issues, safety concerns, and restricted operating hours, it can be difficult for the essential healthcare workers to get items they need for their families. Thanks to the hospital’s partnership with distributors like U.S. Foods, the cafeteria is able to purchase items and sell them to staff at our cost.
Pictured: Jeny Hernandez, Program Manager for Wound Care and Satenik Nalbandian, an ECHO Technologist, visited the mini mart at Northridge Hospital.