Callen-Lorde Community Health Center recently took delivery of their new mobile medical vehicle. This 36' unit is built on a Freightliner MT-55 forward control chassis and has a 26,000-lb. GVWR with taper leaf spring rear suspension and hydraulic brakes. It features a Cummins B6.7 260HP engine and Allison 2200 automatic transmission with park pawl.
The interior of the vehicle is vibrant, welcoming and functional! The floorplan includes a front waiting area with fixed bench seating and a television, a galley kitchen complete with microwave and refrigerator and a rear patient room with exam table, cabinetry and work surfaces. A lavatory with a Laveo DryFlush toilet has also been included for convenience. There is also a private consultation room included in the vehicle design. Custom-fabricated bright blue powder coated aluminum cabinets have been integrated for ample storage throughout the vehicle. Callen-Lorde chose to integrate dry erase writing surfaces to the overhead cabinet doors as well. Modern solid surface counter tops with antimicrobial technology are also used throughout the vehicle for durability. A cafe style conference table includes bench seating with removable cushions for additional storage as well. The LDV-exclusive Intel-I-Touch™ vehicle automation system has been added to simplify the deployment and set-up of the vehicle while out on the route. Other features such as a shore power package, duplex receptacle, and GFCI duplex receptacle have been integrated into the vehicle as well.
The exterior features multiple custom-fabricated storage compartments to add additional storage space. A Braun hydraulic wheelchair lift along with a wheelchair access door and custom-fabricated door holder have also been added to the vehicle. A Dometic Weather Pro awning helps keep the entrance with custom-fabricated removable entry steps dry in inclement weather. An Onan® Commercial Quiet 12-kW diesel generator provides power and is mounted in a custom-fabricated all aluminum compartment. Climate control is handled by three ducted Coleman low-profile rooftop air conditioner units and a diesel-fired furnace with individual thermostat control.