UMC Hosts Hero Celebration for the Lubbock Health Department

The pandemic has brought on new challenges for the Lubbock community, but our UMC Heroes remain firm, not fearful, and we are not alone in this. The Lubbock Health Department has been fighting with us every step of the way to ensure the safety of the Lubbock community. Which is why UMC hosted a hero celebration for the department, to show our appreciation.

On August 30, UMC provided lunch for the Lubbock Health Department as well as a few words from Mark Funderburk, UMC President and Chief Executive Officer. UMC also gave 45 boxes filled with goodies for each member of the department.

“UMC wanted to recognize all of the Lubbock Health Department employees and let them know we greatly appreciate our partnership,” said Phillip Waldmann, UMC Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer. “They, along with all health care workers, have been at the front lines of the battle for over 18 months and have earned our admiration and appreciation. Together, we served to keep our community safe and wanted the Health Department to take part in a hero celebration.”

The Lubbock Health Department has made a tremendous impact on our community, and we thank you.

About UMC Health System

UMC Health System is a national award-winning health system comprised of over 4,600 team members and more than 30 care locations. We are proud to partner with two outstanding healthcare organizations: UMC Physicians and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center to provide the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico regions with the best in care. At UMC, Our Passion is You. Whether you are managing a chronic condition, dealing with an unexpected illness, or simply working to stay healthy. Our goal is to be your healthcare partner. Wherever you are in your life’s journey, UMC is there with you every step of the way. We are passionate about getting you well and helping you stay that way.

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