National Guard sent to Ohio County Healthcare to provide support during COVID surge

Coronavirus Watch

OHIO CO., Ky (WEHT) The Kentucky National Guard Team will be sent to Ohio County Healthcare for a two-week deployment starting last week. OCH made the announcement on Facebook Thursday.

The surge in patients seeking emergency treatment for COVID-19 has forced some hospitals to accept help from National Guard troops trained in medical care.

Ohio County Healthcare was one of 21 facilities in the state receiving this additional staffing support.

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