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North Oaks Hospital preparing for COVID-19

Along with a shortage in personal protective equipment, North Oaks is also experiencing a critically low blood supply. According to Melanie Zaffuto, North Oaks’ public relations coordinator, the hospital has tested hundreds of patients for the coronavirus using an outside reference lab.

Josh Archote, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

North Oaks Health System, a community hospital organization, has made several efforts to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic and prepare for a potential onslaught of new patients. As COVID-19 puts a strain on resources for healthcare facilities, North Oaks Hospital in Hammond is preparing to tr...