Hospital Sets Up COVID-19 Assessment Station in Parking Garage

IPMI Blog post img 03-26-20You may have seen the photos circulating online—yes, those hospital beds in a parking garage at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are real.

Vanderbilt, like many hospitals, has set up a COVID-19 assessment area in its parking garage. Much like other hospitals using tents to assess and triage patients for possible COVID-19, Vanderbilt is using a section of its garage, which is out of the elements and relatively protected but outside the hospital itself; outside assessment areas help prevent the spread of the virus inside the hospital.

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