TN National Guard assisting 32 medical facilities across the state – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-09-20 09:49:34 –

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Knoxville, Tennessee (WATE) — Tennessee National Guard Supporting Tennessee Hospitals This Week to Help Fight Healthcare Professionals COVID-19 (New Coronavirus Infection).. The Tennessee military ministry said the rise began on Friday.

In a news release shared over the weekend, the state’s military sector says additional support will bring Guard’s total support to 32 medical facilities across the state.

“At the request of the Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Department of Emergency Management, approximately 80 soldiers and aviation personnel from the Tennessee Guard, who specialize in management, have been assigned to hospitals in Clarksville, Crossville, Hariman, Knoxville, and Renoir. We have begun support for our medical staff, Memphis, Murfreesboro, Nashville, and Tazewell, “said the September 18 news release.

“Security guards can work in different types of hospital units and assist with different tasks as needed. This increase in national guard staff does not impact the role of private health care, but medical professionals. To work more effectively and efficiently.

“Currently, there are more than 310 Tennessee soldiers supporting 24 hospitals and eight monoclonal infusion centers throughout the state.”

Since March 2020, the Tennessee Military Department has been working with Tennessee Guard soldiers and aviation personnel with the Tennessee Health Department, the Tennessee Emergency Management Department, and various other state and local agencies to COVID. He said he was helping to fight the epidemic. 19.

“As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Tennessee Guard is ready and ready to support requests for assistance through TEMA,” the release concludes.

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