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'It's right here'


December 13, 2020

Marione Martin

"Our staff is tired," Share Medical CEO Kandice Allen tells members of the Alva Hospital Authority. "It gets old." She urged the community to wear facemasks, social distance, wash hands and avoid large gatherings.

"What you're reading and hearing on the news, it's right here," said Share Medical Center CEO Kandice Allen. She was speaking during the special Alva Hospital Authority meeting held Wednesday at the hospital.

At that time, the hospital had eight, or actually nine, patients in the hospital. Six were Covid-19 cases. That ninth patient was actually in the emergency room where he had been held for the last 24 hours. He needed a higher level of care, but so far the hospital had been unable to find a bed in a facility that could give him that care.

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