b'SPECIAL EDITION 202015Sally QuinnDesigning Get Well Cards for Our PatientsSally, who is 83, turned toward her stashHospital Chaplain Rev. Kate Morse delivers of craft supplies after seeing a story in thethe cards with the help of nurses who know Concord Monitor in May about how patientswhich patients might need a boost on a were touched by receiving often anonymousgiven day.Get Well cards during the pandemic.SheI hope it gives them a smile, Sally said. Its soon delivered 40 cards of her own and begana long day when you are in there. So, if you making more. can take fi ve minutes to read something and I put a little note in them saying Hurry upit gives you a chuckle, hey, theres nothing and get well. The sun is shining. The birdsbetter than that.are out singing. They are all calling for you toSally plans to continue making and delivering get home, she said. And I sign them, Yourcards after the pandemic so they will be on Friend, Sally. hand for patients who need a smile.Sally, who lives in Concord, leaves some cardsIt beats housework any day, Ill tell ya, blank so nurses can write personal messagesSally said.Crafter Sally Quinns (shown above) to specifi c patients.prescription for helping Concord Hospital patients does not come in a pill bottle. It comes in envelopes, covered with glued-on images like colorful fl owers or butterfl ies for adults and sparkly hearts or pirates for kids. Sally makes personal Get Well cards for patients hospitalized at a time when visitors are restricted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.I just thought it would be a nice thing for people who are kind of holed up for a while, Sally said. I know I would love to get a card if I was lonesome and couldnt have any visitors.'