MURRIETA — in a message relayed by the City of Murrieta on Thursday, Dec. 17, Senior Vice President of Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta J. Peter Baker said that the hospital was nearing capacity and asked the community to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
"We are using every bed, resource and staff member that we have available, but these levels are completely unsustainable for any period of time," Baker said. "We are asking for the public's help to ensure that we can provide care to those in need by helping to limit the spread of COVID-19."
Baker said it would be important for the public to socially distance, wear masks, and practice proper hygiene especially considering the holiday season is upon the community.
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