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UW Medicine sets up tents to prepare for surge of patients in COVID-19 outbreak



New temps will soon be set up outside local hospitals to help deal with the surge of coronavirus patience tents allow us to expand the number of patients were able to see and we hope not to have to use it extensively but we are all looking at the projections where we we we know we need to prepare Dr Steve Mitchell with UW medicine says patients with respiratory illness symptoms will be evaluated at those sites and then treated and discharged or directed to the most appropriate care setting that way we can make things more efficient for them to where they get exactly what they need in a shorter period of time instead of coming through the emergency department process where we take all comers at all times in addition he chewed up hospitals developing architectural plans to modify its interior spaces in the emergency departments and provide safe care for patients who her having respiratory

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