California to send 500 ventilators to national stockpileChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 6, 2020
Recognizing that states like New York are experiencing immediate supply shortages as a result of coronavirus, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California would help meet this moment by loaning 500 state-owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile inventory.
Governor Gavin Newsom
California continues to prepare for a possible COVID-19 surge. The state is securing thousands of beds in alternate care facilities, protecting the homeless, purchasing critical medical equipment and launching new programs like the Health Corps to recruit health care professionals. ■