Excela Health Frick Hospital sets up tent to handle minor cases as patients increase

MT PLEASANT, Pa. — Officials at Excela Health Frick Hospital in Westmoreland County have set up a tent near the hospital’s emergency department to handle minor cases in light of the increase in patients, according to our partners at TribLIVE.com

Patient levels have increased systemwide, including at the hospital in Mt. Pleasant.

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In recent months, Excela Health has seen an increase in patients who have COVID and those who don’t, according to our news partners at TribLIVE.com.

Non-COVID-19 patients declined in 2020, hospital officials told TribLIVE, but patient levels are back to pre-COVID levels.