This fire & rescue team transported a COVID patient to the only bed available in FIVE states…at Wheeling Hospital.


"Our health care system is on the verge of being overwhelmed."

UPDATE: The Hurricane Fire and Rescue team removed the post from their page, the original post was screen grabbed and can be seen below.

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Hurricane Fire & Rescue in West Virginia said they traveled to the Ohio Valley today to transport a COVID patient to Wheeling Hospital, the only hospital in five states that had an open bed.

The fire & rescue EMS team said they transported a resident from the Hurricane area from CAMC Teays Valley to Wheeling Hospital for COVID treatment.

The team warns of impending issues with the health care system.

Our health care system is on the verge of being overwhelmed. Please take care of yourself and the appropriate steps to protect yourself.

Hurricane Fire & Rescue

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