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OR Hospitals Face Crisis Amid COVID Surge

(Portland, OR) -- Oregon hospitals say they're facing a crisis because of the latest COVID-19 surge in cases. The Oregon Association of Hospitals says they're facing staff shortages and illnesses along with problems discharging patients to other care facilities where they can recover. It's resulting in a shortage of hospital beds. The Governor has sent 12-hundred National Guard members to help, but hospital administrators say they need more support.

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