Category Archives: Disaster Response

Vice-President Mike Pence Considers Field Hospitals for Coronavirus Hotspots as All 50 States Report Cases of the Coronavirus

Yesterday, West Virginia reported its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). All 50 States now have confirmed cases. The U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams recently stated, “We are at a critical inflection point in this country…”. His comment was later followed by, “When you look at the projections, there’s every chance that we could be Italy.”

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BLU-MED Medical Facilities and Mobile Field Hospitals vs. Expandable Hospital Containers

When man-made or natural disasters require an immediate emergency response, deployable medical facilities allow hospitals, first responders, governments, and relief organizations to quickly respond with medical facilities capable of providing basic to advanced-level care …when and where needed™. Whether it is part of a state-level emergency preparedness plan, hospitals establishing an alternate emergency operation center…
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AmeriCares Deploys BLU-MED Medical Facilities in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico

The 155 MPH winds from Hurricane Maria caused wide-spread damage to much of the island’s utilities, infrastructure and homes. In San Lorenzo, the two-story COSSMA non-profit health center was destroyed and rendered unusable when sections of the roof were blown away. The clinic provides medical services to approximately 5,000 patients a year.

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International Medical Corps Deploys BLU-MED Mobile Hospital in Los Angeles

In partnership with FedEx, a team from the nonprofit International Medical Corps setup a BLU-MED mobile field hospital in downtown Los Angeles to respond to a simulated cholera outbreak following a crisis or natural disaster. The complete 9,000 square foot mobile hospital consists of 12-modules and is fully equipped with medical equipment and supplies, power…
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