News 12 gets firsthand look at one of the new field hospitals in New Jersey

News 12 is getting its first look at one of the field hospitals that will soon be up and running in New Jersey.

News 12 Staff

Apr 1, 2020, 11:29 AM

Updated 1,474 days ago

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News 12 is getting its first look at one of the field hospitals that will soon be up and running in New Jersey.
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The pictures provided by the governor's office show the inside of the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus.
The National Guard and state police are working to put the hospital together. It’s expected to be taking patients next week, and will relieve some of the major strain on hospitals around the state.
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Other hospitals will be set up in Edison, Atlantic City and another location to be determined.
Meanwhile, the state received a shipment of more than a quarter of a million pieces of personal protection equipment from FEMA.
The shipment, which came Monday night, included masks and gloves.

Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted that the state has roughly 679,000 masks, including N95 and surgical, 150,000 gloves, over 50,000 gowns, and over 74,000 face shields.
The tweet continued to say, “We're continuing to seek out every available piece of PPE and every available ventilator."
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