INDIANAPOLIS — Six Indiana National Guard members will be deployed to Eskenazi Hospital starting Monday to help in non-clinical areas.
This news comes as the hospital treats more than 70 COVID-19 patients.
Todd Harper, director of public affairs and communications, the members will be helping in nonclinical areas, including environmental services, patient transportation and in the office of patient experience during the two-week deployment.
"Our staff are all working very hard, taking extra shifts and going above and beyond to care for patients," Harper said.
On Thursday, the Indiana Department of Health reported 3,056 Hoosiers were hospitalized with COVID-19.
WRTV Senior Digital Content Producer Andrew Smith contributed to this report.