WKOW: Dr. Josh Ross discusses new respiratory care unit created for COVID-19


WKOW 27 News: UW Health is preparing for an influx in coronavirus patients. The hospital has expanded its Emergency Department capacity by creating a Respiratory Care Unit for confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients. The unit uses negative air pressure rooms to limit the risk of exposure. Originally, the main Emergency Department at University Hospital had five negative air pressure rooms. Facilities crews worked last week to convert 10 additional rooms. Full video interview...

The Respiratory Care Unit opened on Friday March 27.

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