San Nicolas: FEMA sending doctors, nurses and hospital beds to Guam

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Guam Congressman Michael San Nicolas has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will deploy 2 ‘strike teams’ to Guam to help combat the coronavirus outbreak. Each team consists of up to 12 doctors and nurses.

In addition, the Congressman says that 2 50-bed stations will be deployed here to increase bed capacity.

In his release San Nicolas says “once again FEMA gallantly comes to the rescue of our island during times of crisis, and we the people of Guam are extremely grateful.”

READ the release from Congressman San Nicolas in FULL below:

FEMA via Health and Human Services (HHS) is deploying two “strike teams” to Guam comprising of up to 12 doctors and nurses each, to assist with treating COVID-19.

Additionally two 50-bed stations are deployed to Guam to increase bed capacity.

The National Stockpile has programmed over 18,000 N95 masks, over 43,000 gloves, over 7,000 gowns, and over 1,000 face shields.

“Once again FEMA gallantly comes to the rescue of our island during times of crisis, and we the people of Guam are extremely grateful for the added manpower and resources to reinforce the heroic efforts of our medical front lines,” said Congressman San Nicolas.