More ventilators on the way to St. Francis Hospital in Columbus

More ventilators on the way to St. Francis Hospital in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - As hospitals continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, more ventilators are on the way to St. Francis Hospital.

Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson said his office was able to help St. Francis locate five additional ventilators. In a statement, St. Francis said the following:

We evaluate supply needs daily, like all hospitals, and we are always working to balance our supplies with the needs of our patients. We have been preparing for COVID-19 in our community for several weeks, building on our emergency response plans that are in place year-round and working closely with our public health partners to ensure we remain ready to serve.

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