According to at Our Lady of the Lake spokesperson Ryan Cross, the DMAT team consists of two physicians, three mid-level providers, seven nurses, 11 paramedics, one respiratory therapist, two pharmacists, one mental health specialist and six administrative support specialists.
“Their team will be here for one month and will allow us to open six additional [코로나 19] ICU beds and provide clinical assistance to our existing [코로나 19] units,” Cross said in an email.
Cross said the hospital sent requests to the state and federal government for staff.
The hospital has requested 106 registered nurses, 17 certified nursing assistants, 17 clerical staff and 17 respiratory therapists from the state, Cross said.
The entire state is grappling with a surge in Covid-19 cases
36.8% of Louisiana’s population fully vaccinated
, the state saw the country’s highest case rate per
100,000 people over the past week at
573.3 사례, federal health data
The state’s seven-day death rate per 100,000 people is 1.7, the third-highest in the nation, with Nevada being the highest and Arkansas in second, according to data published Friday.
Over the past week, Louisiana had 3.8% of total US Covid-19 cases despite having only 1.4% of the national population, Johns Hopkins University의 데이터에 따르면.