Category Archives: hospital

Hospital ship Mercy departs Los Angeles for San Diego

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The hospital ship Mercy departed Los Angeles Friday after nearly a month and a half of assisting the area’s COVID-19 response, Navy officials announced. The 1,000-person ship, which is homeported at Naval Station San Diego, pulled into the Port of Los Angeles on March 27 with the mission of treating non-COVID-19 patients in an effort […]

Army hospital centers in New York head home as COVID-19 missions wane

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Two Army hospital centers dispatched at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic to tamp down the growing hotspot in New York City are being ordered home, according to Army Northern Command. The Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan was turned over to an integrated health care network called Northwell Health on May 5, a command […]