Oregon to open 250-bed emergency hospital

To increase capacity for an expected surge in COVID-19 patients, Oregon will open an emergency hospital with 250 beds, according to Oregon Live. 

The hospital will be on the state fairgrounds in Salem, and is slated to open by the end of this week.

The temporary hospital, to be called Oregon Medical Station, was bought by the state a few years ago to use in emergencies, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said, according to Oregon Live. 

The governor didn't reveal who would staff the hospital or where its supplies would come from. 

Read the full report here.

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