NRMC launches ‘Honor the Red, White & Blue’ program for veteransNatchitoches Times staff news@natchitochestimes.com Natchitoches Regional Medical Center administrative assistant Kathy Jacobs introduced the hospital’s new patriotic program, “NRMC Honor the Red, White & Blue,” to the Walter Ledet Coffee Club at a hospital breakfast Friday in honor of Veterans Day. The Honor the Red, White & Blue program will ensure veterans, living and deceased, will receive the recognition and respect they deserve for their commitment and dedication to the nation Jacobs said. The program calls for patients who are veterans admitted to the hospital be recognized with patriotic stickers attached to their records and displayed in their rooms along with hospital staff commenting on their contribution. Staff members who are veterans will that designation on their name tags. If a veteran should expire while in the hospital, an American Flag will be draped over the body and veteran staff members will escort the deceased to the funeral home. Hospital administrator Kirk Soileau said the program was introduced to show the hospital’s care for area veterans. A similar program is being implemented in hospitals across the nation. Jacobs distributed toy soldiers to coffee club members to place on their mantels in observation of Veterans Day.

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Cathy Jacobs introduced the program at the Walter Ledet Coffee Club.

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Natchitoches Regional Medical Center administrative assistant Kathy Jacobs introduced the hospital’s new  patriotic program, “NRMC Honor the Red, White & Blue,” to the Walter Ledet Coffee Club at a hospital breakfast Friday in honor of Veterans Day.The Honor the Red, White & Blue program will ensure veterans, living and deceased, will receive the recognition and respect they deserve for their commitment and dedication to the nation Jacobs said.The program calls for patients who are veterans admitted to the hospital be recognized with patriotic stickers attached to their records and displayed in their rooms along with hospital staff commenting on their contribution.

Staff members who are veterans will that designation on their name tags.If a veteran should expire while in the hospital, an American Flag will be draped over the body and veteran staff members will escort the deceased to the funeral home.Hospital administrator Kirk Soileau said the program was introduced to show the hospital’s care for area veterans. A similar program is being implemented in hospitals across the nation.Jacobs distributed toy soldiers to coffee club members to place on their mantels in observation of Veterans Day.