The National Guard returns to Baptist Health Paducah in a support role
The National Guard are scheduled to be on campus until April 1st.
Paducah, KY - (January 14, 2022) –The 2113th National Guard Transportation Company in Paducah has been called back to assist at Baptist Health Paducah in various support roles as the Omicron variant becomes the new threat. Baptist Health Paducah plans to welcome National Guard members early next week. Some of the duties they will assist with include visitor and entrance screening, meal delivery, materials management and various logistical jobs that will allow clinical staff to revert back to their patient-care duties.
“As COVID-19 continues to make its way through our community, the hospital is grateful for their support," said Craig Beavers, vice president of operations for Baptist Health Paducah. "We are thankful to The National Guard for once again providing relief to our staff so they can focus on other aspects of patient care and look forward to their arrival."
The National Guard are scheduled to be on campus until April 1st, with length of stay reevaluated based on demand.