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SF Building Temporary Hospital to Free Up Beds for COVID Patients

Warehouse in The Presidio converted to temp hospital in anticipation of surge of cases
By - posted 8/3/2020 No Comment

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that San Francisco is building a temporary hospital in The Presidio to free up beds for COVID patients.

City officials are predicting a large surge in coronavirus cases. So to get ahead of the curve, San Francisco announced it was building a new temporary hospital. The new medical center in two warehouses on Gorgas Ave in The Presidio will open for non-covid patients who need short-term medical care or observations.

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The hospital will open with 20 patients, but has a capacity of up to 93 people.

The city is trying to be proactive rather than reactive. COVID has not yet overwhelmed SF’s health care system, and the city wants to keep it that way with this new facility.

According to CBS, the new hospital facility will be located in a rehabilitated building in the northeastern corner of the Presidio near the Palace of Fine Arts.

Read more at KRON4