FLASHBACK 2018 - Flu Patients Arrive in Droves, and a Hospital Rolls Out the ‘Surge Tent’ | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

FLASHBACK 2018 - Flu Patients Arrive in Droves, and a Hospital Rolls Out the ‘Surge Tent’

By mid-January, the flu season at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest here in Allentown was bad enough to justify dragging out the “surge tent.”

The Band Aid-colored structure in the parking lot — an inflatable military-style hospital ward a bit like a bouncy castle — is outfitted with cots, oxygen tanks and heart monitors.

Comments

SHARE THIS ARTICLE WITH YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA