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Cottage Health shares latest patient numbers, available ventilators

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Posted at 3:53 PM, Dec 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 18:53:47-05

Cottage Health is sharing its latest patient numbers.

Officials say 253 patients are being cared for across all campuses and 222 of them are acute care patients.

Nine patients are on ventilators, with 102 still available.

During the pandemic, hospital officials decided to limit the number of elective inpatient procedures.

They say the goal is to carefully balance bed and staffing capacity for covid care.

Elective procedures will be prioritized for scheduling based on need.