Governor Says Army Corps Sussing Out Patient Capacity Options
The state's COVID-19 command center has been in discussions with the Army Corps of Engineers about expanding patient capacity.
"Earlier today, we had a very productive conversation with U.S. Army Corps about ways they could potentially support the commonwealth and its citizens and its health-care system," Gov. Charlie Baker said at Sunday's coronavirus update. "During this outbreak, as most people know, the Army Corps has expertise and skills in designing and building critical infrastructure in a big hurry in times of need."
The governor said the Corps is looking at structures that can be easily modified into patient facilities, with a focus on plumbing, electrical load and time constraints.
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