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Military medical personnel deployed to Eagle Pass, will assist in COVID-19 response

Austin, TX - Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has deployed 80 military medical personnel from the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Air Force to assist in the COVID-19 repsonse in Abilene, Lufkin and Eagle Pass.

The military medical personnel include nurses, respiratory therapists, and medical doctors, and will support Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial Hospital in Lufkin, and Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center in Eagle Pass.

"Thank you to our partners at the Department of Defense for supporting Texas' COVID-19 response by providing these additional resources to Abilene, Lufkin, and Eagle Pass," said Governor Abbott. "The medical personnel deployed to our communities will provide much needed support to our front line healthcare workers."

Personal médico militar desplegado a Eagle Pass para ayudar en la respuesta COVID-19

Austin, TX - El gobernador de Texas, Greg Abbott, anunció hoy que el Departamento de Defensa de EE. UU. (DOD) ha desplegado 80 personal médico militar del Ejército de EE. UU., La Marina de EE. UU. Y la Fuerza Aérea de EE. UU. Para ayudar en la respuesta de COVID-19 en Abilene, Lufkin y Eagle Pass.

El personal médico militar incluye enfermeras, terapeutas respiratorios y médicos, y apoyará al Hendrick Medical Center en Abilene, al CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial Hospital en Lufkin y al Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center en Eagle Pass.

"Gracias a nuestros socios del Departamento de Defensa por apoyar la respuesta de Texas al COVID-19 al proporcionar estos recursos adicionales a Abilene, Lufkin y Eagle Pass", dijo el gobernador Abbott. "El personal médico desplegado en nuestras comunidades brindará el apoyo que tanto necesitan a nuestros trabajadores de atención médica de primera línea".

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