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ISDH Mobile Hospital

The mobile hospital consists of a 6 unit Western Shelter field hospital, capable of 50 beds. The mobile hospital is split equally into 3 trailers, allowing for multiple locations or scalable response. The mobile hospital can support a variety of missions including examples such as hospital evacuations, vaccination clinics, medical surge, point of dispensing, alternate care sites, sheltering, and several others. Each trailer additionally contains lighting, generators, HVAC, communications equipment, and medical supplies to support a variety of applications. The ISDH Mobile Hospital is the same Western Shelter units used by the Health and Human Services Disaster Medical Teams and FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Teams.