Ohio National Guard being sent to Mercy


Ohio National Guard individuals will be sent to Mercy Health clinics in Trumbull and Mahoning areas during the main rush of sending.

During the Ohio Department of Health's COVID-19 update Wednesday, Mercy Health St. Joseph Hospital in Warren and Mercy Health St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown were the initial two medical clinics named as sending areas. Peoplesoft Payroll Mercy Health Partners Login

Leniency Health said at St. Elizabeth's in Youngstown, they are expecting 20 EMT-prepared National Guardsmen to help this week, referring to "basic personnel shortages" affecting the district.

Different emergency clinics in the state getting introductory assistance include:

The insight about National Guard individuals coming to the space to get help to emergency clinics the Valley comes soon after Governor Mike DeWine reported that they were preparing for the sending.

The state's technique is to focus on the hardest-hit areas, by first helping bigger emergency clinics so those emergency clinics can assist with removing the weight from more modest networks.

"They can grow their administrations and acknowledge move patients, which thusly will lighten strain on more modest rustic clinics, permitting them to move patients to the bigger clinics," Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, Director of the Ohio Department of Health said.

While Mercy Health of Youngstown said they're finishing explicitly how they will utilize the 20 assistance individuals, they will be prepared to deal with everything from CPR to perilous wounds.