Georgia Reopens Temporary Hospital in Atlanta To Deal With Covid Surge

August 7, 2020

Georgia has reopened the temporary hospital at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta as Covid-19 cases surge, according to an article on the Decaturish website.

The facility has a 120-bed capacity. as of July 30, Georgia had 182,286 cases confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3,671 related deaths.

The temporary hospital will be equipped to treat a higher level of acuity in patients than the previous configuration during the months of May and June.

The state also  is partnering with Grady Health System to expand and renew the existing Regional Coordinating Center as the Georgia Coordinating Center. A makeshift hospital  was also set up in Baldwin County, according to an article on the WMAZ website.

Seventy-six beds were set up in the Youth ChalleNGe Academy in Milledgeville. Another 120 beds will be transported to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth for storage. 

Read the full Decaturish article.

 

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Infection Control


Recent Posts
Recent Posts
Focus: Infection Control

Flu Season During Coronavirus Pandemic Raises New Questions


Flu patients can take up resources

9/25/2020

Focus: Infection Control

Washington Hospital Fixes Water Issue After Two Weeks


The water issue affected sterilization of surgical instruments

9/25/2020

Doctor Shot During Robbery At Minnesota Hospital


Employees had asked for better protection in parking areas

9/25/2020

Kaiser Permanente First Healthcare System To Reach Carbon Neutrality


One hundred percent of energy the system uses is being either used in a green way or is offset

9/25/2020

Lessons From Ebola


Healthcare professionals have learned a great deal about creating effective care environments that allow for the safe treatment of patients with EVD and other infectious diseases

9/25/2020





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.