As cases of the highly transmissible Omicron Covid variant continue to stack, the Oregon National Guard is again scheduled to arrive in Lane County on Friday, Jan. 21 to assist strained hospital staff.
“The assistance is so appreciated at this critical time in the pandemic,” said Elva Sipin, who is the vice president of operations at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.
The guardsmen will be in town for a month, and will assist staff at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield and Sacred Heart Medical . . .