[9/24/21] Lake Chelan Health and COVID

Posted in Health

To hear Lake Chelan Health Chief Executive Officer George Rohrich say it, the COVID situation at the hospital sounds pretty bad:

And as of yesterday morning, the amount of beds available was pretty low:

Which brings about what Rohrich calls the possible nightmare situation of a non-COVID emergency coming to the hospital, and no room to handle it.  Although that hasn’t happened yet, Rohrich says Lake Chelan Helath – and other hospitals around the state – are bracing for it.  And that also brings up he question of whether there is enough staff to handle the load, and Rohrich says that is a problem: