California hospitals get help with staffing shortages from military

A total of 160 Air Force healthcare professionals are working in five hospitals

Active-duty U.S. Air Force healthcare providers are working in California hospitals to assist with coronavirus cases, according to an article on the Los Angeles Times website.

A total of 160 military healthcare professionals are working in five hospitals.

Hospital staffing — not bed capacity — is the biggest issue when trying to ramp up Covid care, health official shave said.

Additional teams are still being formed and will be deployed to COVID-19 hot spots throughout the state  Brian Ferguson, spokesman for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, said  in the article.

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July 29, 2020

Topic Area: Infection Control

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