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Federal emergency team headed to Lafayette

Credit: KATC - Arcadiana
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Federal emergency team headed to Lafayette
Federal emergency team headed to Lafayette
Federal emergency team headed to Lafayette

WE'RE LEARNING MORE TONIGHTABOUT A FEDERAL MEDICALASSISTANCE TEAM ISON ITS WAY TO LAFAYETTE.THE UNIT, WHICH IS FROM THEDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, WILLINCLUDE ABOUT 20 MEDICALPERSONNEL.

THAT INCLUDESDOCTORS, NURSESAND RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS.

AU-S OFFICIAL TELLS ABC NEWS--THETROOPS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVETOMORROW NIGHT.THEY ARE COMING TO ACADIANA ATTHE REQUEST OF FEMA AND THESTATE OFLOUISIANA.OUR EMAN BOYD REPORTS FROMLAFAYETTE GENERAL ON THE AIDCOMINGTO ACADIANA.

EMAN?LKLV INTRO BECAUSE OF THEAMOUNT OF COVID PATIENTS--THEDEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SAYSOCHSNER LAFAYETTE GENERAL WILLBE RECEIVING FEDERAL EMERGENCYASSISTANCE.

GFX RIGHT NOW,THERE ARE MORE THAN 150 COVIDPATIENTS AT L-G-H.

THOSENUMBERS ARE WHY A FEDERALMEDICAL RESPONSE TEAM IS ON IT'SWAY TO LAFAYETTE.JOHN F.

KIRBYPENTAGON PRESSSECRETARYSOT: "WE'RE CONTINUING TO LEANFORWARD TO HELP OUR FELLOWAMERICANS DEAL WITH THIS LATESTSURGE IN THE PANDEMIC."ACCORDING TO THEPENTAGON.....EACH INCLUDES 20MILITARY MEDICALPERSONNEL...INCLUDINGDOCTORS...NURSES AND RESPIRATORYTHERAPISTS.JOHN F.

KIRBY PENTAGON PRESSSECRETARYSOT: "ONE OF THESE MEDICALASSISTANCE TEAMS TO A HOSPITALIN LAFAYETTE,LOUISIANA.

WE EXPECT THAT THERECOULD BE ADDITIONAL REQUESTSFROM OTHER STATESFOR -- FOR OTHER TEAMS, AND SOTHAT'S WHY WE'RE -- WE'RE BEINGPREPARED TO STAND UP FIVETEAMS." LKLV OUTRO OSCHNERLAFAYETTE GENERAL WILL BERECEIVING FEDERAL EMERGENCYASSISTANCE ON FRIDAY.

ALTHGHOUOUR LADY OF LOURDES DOES NOTHAVE AS MANY COVIDPATIENTS--WE'RE TOLD THEY WILLALSO BE ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE.THREE'S ON THE STREET INLAFAYETTE EMAN BOYD KATC TV 3.THE NUMBER SHOW WHY THAT TEAM ISON ITS WAY HERE...THE NUMBER SHOW WHY THAT TEAM ISON ITS WAY HER..E.

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