National Guard members deployed to Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital

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Pvt. 1st Class Gabrielle Cales, a member of the Ohio National Guard, assisted staff in the emergency center at Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover this week as part of a deployment to help Ohio hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pvt. 1st Class Gabrielle Cales, a member of the Ohio National Guard, assisted staff in the emergency center at Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover this week as part of a deployment to help Ohio hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DOVER — Four members of the Ohio National Guard were stationed at Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover this week to help out in the emergency center.

They arrived at the hospital on Sunday and have since left.

More members have been assigned and were scheduled to arrive Friday.

The deployment was part of the Ohio National Guard's work to support hospitals in the state during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Darrin Lautenschleger, director of community relations for Union.

"We're very grateful for the assistance and expertise members of the Ohio National Guard provided to our caregivers and patients in the emergency center this week," he said Friday.

"We look forward to the next group of Ohio National Guard members who are scheduled to arrive today."

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