Local ICU Rises to 35 Open Beds, but St. Joe’s Full

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Local hospitals reported a slightly increase to the number of intensive care beds available, with 35 available as of Feb. 26. 

That’s an increase from 32 the week prior, according to data from the Ohio Department of Health released by Eye on Ohio.

St. Joseph Warren Hospital reported no available beds as of Feb. 25, after reporting one open a week earlier. 

Meanwhile, St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital reported three open beds Feb. 26, up from zero available beds Feb. 19. East Liverpool City Hospital reported four opens beds, down from six a week ago, while Salem Regional Medical Center reported five open beds, even with the previous week.

St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital had 10 available beds, up from five a week earlier, and Trumbull Regional Medical Center had 13 ICU beds open, two fewer than Feb. 19.

Statewide, there were 530 ICU beds open Feb. 26, up from 501 on Feb. 19. There were 1,121 open beds reported on Feb. 25, continuing the weekly trend of spikes in capacity reported on Fridays dating back to mid-November.

The full dataset from the Ohio Center for Journalism, which also include the availability of medical/surgical beds, ventilators and protective equipment, can be seen HERE. 

Pictured: St. Joseph Warren Hospital

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