Polk County ICU beds filling up fast with less than 6 percent of beds available
Polk County’s intensive care units are filling up.
On Monday afternoon, the Emergency Healthcare Administration reported the county’s available beds fell to just 5.66%.
Florida deploys first mobile ICU to Winter Haven HospitalThe mobile hospital unit offers 12 additional ICU beds, according to nursing staff working inside the Winter Haven Hospital.
Local bed numbers at Southwest Florida HospitalsThere are currently only 17% ICU beds available at all the Southwest Florida Hospitals combined.
Lee County ICU bed availabilityDue to the surge of COVID-19 cases in Lee County, Fox 4 is checking ICU bed capacity. There are a total of 20 beds available in the ICU units at the four hospitals in Lee County.