Healthcare system stresses as sicknesses rise throughout Minnesota
By Paul Blume
Published November 21, 2022 6:01PM
MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - As more and more people become sick with various seasonal illnesses throughout Minnesota, both staff and medication shortages have the healthcare community asking for help.
"There have been days when we've had 30 to 40 children waiting in our emergency departments, waiting for an inpatient bed. and that's unprecedented," Dr. Rob Sicoli, medical director of Children's Minnesota emergency departments told FOX 9.
Medical leaders from across Minnesota coming together to sound the alarm that many hospital beds are full, doctor's offices are packed and kids are ill in seemingly record numbers. ... Read more