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2 Of 3 Overflow Hospital Sites; Plan Is To Maintain 335 Beds At Cranston Site

Sep 29, 2020 - Providence Journal

R.I. to dismantle

PROVIDENCE \x97 Has Rhode Island turned a corner in its fight against the coronavirus? It would seem so.

The Raimondo administration is taking steps to dismantle two of the three “surge hospitals,” including the one at the Rhode Island Convention Center, built last spring to take in COVID-infected patients in the

event an explosion of cases overwhelmed the state’s hospitals.

The deconstruction plan is spelled out in the background material for a St...