Alabama Hospital Association

Update: COVID Hospitalizations in Alabama, Blood Shortage

According the Dr. Don Williamson, CEO of the Alabama Hospital Association, as of Wednesday there were only about 5 1/2% of ICU beds available statewide. As the Omicron variant continues to spread, hospitals are now seeing a staff shortage along with ICU beds. “In parts of the state, we actually had more patients needing ICU care than we had available…