Emergency field hospital opens in New York City’s Central Park

An emergency field hospital opened in New York City's Central Park in an effort to ease the flow of sick patients coming into city hospitals.

News 12 Staff

Apr 3, 2020, 3:38 PM

Updated 1,561 days ago

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Emergency field hospital opens in New York City’s Central Park
An emergency field hospital opened in New York City's Central Park in an effort to ease the flow of sick patients coming into city hospitals.
The 14-tent, 68-bed field hospital opened on Wednesday, and will treat COVID-19 patients.
The field hospital will focus on respiratory care and includes 10 ICU beds equipped with ventilators, officials say.
Samaritan’s Purse, a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization, partnered with Mount Sinai Health System to set up the field hospital.
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