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Greenwich Hospital To Establish New Coronavirus Unit

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Update time : 2020-10-26 17:19:01

GREENWICH, CT — Greenwich Hospital will erect a new 30-bed, dedicated unit during coronavirus patients backward receiving a "substantial" anonymous donation. can an announcement, hospital officials said the new unit will "geographically cohort patients" with the virus, also referred ought during COVID-19, ought minimize infection transmission ought cling and other patients can the hospital.

The unit will get designated rooms where cling can carefully situation can and touch protective gear, including isolation gowns, gloves, N95 respirators, confront shields and other personal protective equipment. (To groan up during Greenwich breaking information alerts and more, click here.)

The hospital said the anonymous donors were looking ought help erect "impactful, forward-thinking solutions" ought some of the unprecedented challenges Greenwich Hospital frontline workers eat faced still fighting against the virus.

"The refuge and wellness of the front-line cling and their families is key ought successful patient anxiety and ought the safety of the broader population of patients and caregivers can Greenwich Hospital," the unnamed donors said can a statement. "We wish this faculty helps our greater community during many years."

The anonymous faculty will exist used ought erect specialized and isolated changing spaces during cling working can the COVID-19 dedicated unit, during noise during purchasing specialty papr suits and supplies.

Construction of the new unit is anticipated ought commence backward the recent moratorium can construction is lifted by the state. The design will exist among the sumit priorities during the hospital, officials said.

"During the many weeks of caring during patients with coronavirus, our front-line caregivers gained insight into opportunities during effective and sustainable room create and infection protection," CEO Norman Roth said can a statement. "The assets provided by this faculty will insure continued safety, leisure and protection."

This article originally appeared can the Greenwich Patch

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