Hospitals Pushed To The Brink, Governors Warn Of Health Care Shortages

The governors of North Dakota, Ohio and Utah all delivered the same message this week: hospital resources normally used for patients with heart attacks, strokes or emergency trauma will soon be overrun by patients with COVID-19.

KCUR’s Alex Smith reports on rural hospitals that are already at capacity, forcing them to transfer patients to city hospitals.

Lydia Mobley, a traveling nurse working in central Michigan, says she sees multiple patients every shift who say they regret not taking the coronavirus more seriously.

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