Posted by on November 26, 2021 12:02 am
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Federal Government Dispatches Teams to Michigan to Help Deal With COVID-19 Surge

The federal government is dispatching a pair of medical teams to Michigan to help the state deal with surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The two teams, comprised of 22 medical personnel each, are expected to arrive next week and begin treating patients almost immediately, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). One team will go to Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, and the other will go to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids. “We deeply appreciate receiving this much-needed support,” John Fox, Beaumont Health’s chief executive, said in a statement. In addition, the federal government has agreed to open beds at the John D. Dingell Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Detroit, with the aim of easing overcrowded hospitals. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, had asked the federal government for the medical assistance and MDHHS had requested Veterans Affairs hospitals to open beds for civilians. “I’m grateful …

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