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State approves Fresno County as location for 250-bed alternate care site

The following information comes from County of Fresno

FRESNO, CA, Friday, April 3, 2020 – Fresno County will receive a 250-bed alternate care site to help alleviate strain on local hospitals in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This federal medical asset, or “Alternate Care Site”, is set to be installed at the Fresno Convention Center within the coming days.

“We welcome this valuable resource that will help hospitals provide necessary care to COVID-19 patients here in Fresno and throughout our Central Valley region should the need arise,” says Fresno County District 4 Supervisor and Board Chairman, Buddy Mendes. “As this pandemic continues to evolve, we must ensure we have the capacity in place to treat those in need and ease the demands on our emergency systems and hospitals so that they can most effectively treat the most severe cases.”

The alternate care site is expected to include beds, medical equipment, and personal protective equipment for staff and patients. It is intended to decompress hospitals by receiving and treating low-acuity non-COVID-19 cases referred to the site from hospitals impacted by COVID-19 positive patients. The site will be staffed by local healthcare professionals.

As the coordinating area for the 7-county Central Valley region, Fresno County is working closely with local healthcare providers and neighboring Counties to assess the needs and determine how resources of the site will be most effectively allocated.

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