What if hospitals face a hurricane and coronavirus at the same time?

June 22, 2020

A busy storm season is a worry for Louisiana healthcare facilities still dealing with the pandemic, according to an article on the NOLA.com website.

COVID 19 has made storm preparations even more critical.Providers and the state health department are sizing up the risks and rethinking emergency response tactics.

Some hospitals are stocking up on personal protective equipment and other supplies. Others are changing how they’ll manage non-essential staff and patients’ families. 

Evacuations, if needed,  will likely happen earlier, to give more time for additional patients and precautions.

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