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Down East Medical Supply

At Down East Medical Supply we are experts at home care products and have been providing high quality products and service for many years.

At our showroom, located on the Lenoir Memorial hospital campus, we stock a large inventory of medical equipment, supplies, and uniforms. All oxygen supplies provided by Down East come with an emergency backup tank at no extra charge to prevent any interruption in service. Staff from Down East ensure their oxygen services by routinely checking the equipment used by all Down East oxygen patients.

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
24 hour emergency on-call services: 252-522-1761 or 1-800-447-8555

Some of the products available at Down East include:

  • Oxygen
  • Concentrators
  • Portable oxygen systems
  • Liquid oxygen
  • Recovery Equipment
  • Hospital beds
  • Bath safety equipment
  • Shower seats
  • Bedside commodes
  • Trapeze Bars
  • Patient lifts
  • Ambulatory Assistance
  • Wheelchairs - standard & power
  • Walkers
  • Power scooters
  • Lift chairs, canes, and crutches
  • Breathing Aids
  • Nebulizers
  • CPAP & BIPAP systems

Other home health aides available

  • Diabetic supplies
  • Ostomy supplies
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Incontinence supplies
  • First aid supplies
  • Decubitus care products
  • Breast pumps
  • Blood pressure units pillows & cushions
  • Physician’s office equipment
  • Suction Equipment

We can arrange for all of your medical supply and equipment needs. Free setup and delivery of equipment and training provided by our friendly factory-trained professionals. Down East will bill Medicare and all other insurance. Down East is accredited by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.

 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

HealthLink - Fall 2015

Check out the latest edition of the Lenoir HealthLink! Download the PDF...

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Lenoir Memorial has added a feature to its website at www.lenoirmemorial.org. Those with hospital stories they'd like to share can click on the "Send Us Your Story" tab on the home page and will be taken to a special form created for you to tell us your Lenoir Memorial story. Submissions can be private or public depending on what you prefer. Send us your story. Through your hospital stories we can continue to work towards a patient-centered care environment for our patients and continue on our mission to provide exceptional healthcare for the people we serve.  

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HealthLink - Winter 2015

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Affordable Care Act and Healthcare Marketplace

Lenoir Memorial plays a vital role in educating uninsured patients about their coverage options and helping them navigate the Marketplace.  There are several ways to apply for health coverage.  You can apply online using a laptop or desktop computer.  (You may not be able to complete the application using a smartphone or tablet.)  You can also fill out a paper application, apply over the telephone or apply in person at certain sites.  Find out more about the different ways to apply here.  Certified Application Counselors (CAC) are available within Lenoir Memorial to educate consumers and aid them in completing an application for coverage.   If you have questions or wish to set up an appointment, you may contact Terrence Body, social worker at 252-522-7977, a patient accounts counselor at 252-522-7000 or call 800-318-8596 at any time of day, seven days a week.  Or visit HealthCare.gov.

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Free Mammogram Screening - for high risk women

Advanced registration is required to participate in this screening.  Those interested in participating should call 252-522-7014 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday - Thursday to schedule their appointment time. Women that qualify receive a free screening mammogram and education about breast self-exam.  To qualify, you must be a woman between the ages of 40-65, have no insurance to cover mammograms, and never have had a mammogram.

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Join Brittney Bradshaw, exercise specialist, for this inspiring talk.  It's not too late to improve your fitness level and quality of life!  With a little preparation and imagination, you can find the right workout for you. Please stay immediately after the presentation for our new Silver & Fit Social Get Together in the Minges Wellness Center and enjoy some refreshments!

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Get Your Rear In Gear - November 5

This free colorectal screening clinic is for men & women age 40 and up who have never been screened for or had colorectal cancer.  The clinic will be led by members of the WellAare team and the Lenoir Memorial Gastro staff.  This screening is funded in part by a grant from Get Your Rear in Gear - Kinston and the Lenoir Memorial Foundation.  Call 522-7014 to complete required registration.

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Get Your Rear In Gear - Sept 10

This free colorectal cancer screening clinic is free for men and women age 40 and up who have never been screened for or had colorectal cancer.  The clinic will be led by members of the WellAware team and the Lenoir Memorial Gastro staff.  This screening is funded in part by a grant from Get Your Rear In Gear-Kinston and the Lenoir Memorial Foundation.  Call 522-7014 to complete the required registration.

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