Indiana National Guard to help combat COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

Guardsmen will first be sent to concern areas where there is at least one active COVID-19 case before being sent to all of the states 535 long-lasting care facilities. The release of the National Guard is meant to reduce the problem center personnel members have actually been dealing with in the middle of the pandemic and allow them to better concentrate on the care of citizens, according to The Times..

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The state also prepares to work with inactive and retired physician from the states health reserve to help at nursing houses.

” If we can avoid infections in our assisted living home we will safeguard our medical facility capacity, and, in turn, our capability to care for others too,” Mr. Holcomb stated in a press conference with local media.

Guardsmen will aid with screening employees and residents for COVID-19, information entry and infection control..

Erica Carbajal –
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

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As assisted living home deaths from COVID-19 in Indiana go beyond 2,200, Gov. Eric Holcomb will release the states National Guard members next month to help secure people in long-term care centers and assisted living home, reports Indianas The Times..