Federal response teams arrive at Medical Center
Two US Department of Defense teams consisting of military medical personnel arrived at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center on Tuesday, February 15 to provide support to patients and staff.
The two teams of 35 total personnel include doctors, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and respiratory technicians. They are scheduled to assist the Medical Center until the middle of March, joining hospital staff to provide care for patients with COVID-19 and other serious medical issues.
Medical Center staff greeted the teams with a Welcome Walk in the Main Lobby upon their arrival Tuesday.