Vermont National Guard surge site officially ready for patients

Vermont National Guard finishes up hospital surge site
Vermont National Guard finishes up hospital surge site(Vermont National Guard)
Published: Nov. 23, 2020 at 5:55 AM EST
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ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (WCAX) - The surge site at the Champlain Valley Expo is officially ready.

The Vermont National Guard says they are now ready to turn on 50 beds to care for COVID-19 patients. There are also at least 100 beds for patients without COVID-19.

We’re told reconstruction efforts finished up Sunday.

“The ability to construct and then reconstruct a facility of this magnitude is a huge testament to the quality and hard work for our soldiers and airmen,” the Guard said in a Facebook post.

Reconstruction of the Alternate Healthcare Facility at the Champlain Valley Exposition Center is now complete! We are...

Posted by Vermont National Guard on Sunday, November 22, 2020

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