Here’s the Globe story on how the hospitals are coping. Usually a perennial but this year is a little different — 72 inched and it’s snowing again.
With snow piled up to historic levels, and the region’s subways and commuter rail systems halted Tuesday, administrators labored to keep their hospital doors open, hobbled by a stranded workforce and patients unable to get home.
“This has put us in a capacity crisis situation,” said Dr. Paul Biddinger, Massachusetts General Hospital’s medical director for preparedness.
— Boston Public Health (@HealthyBoston) February 10, 2015
Using your snow blower to dig out, NEVER put your hands in the discharge chute & avoid blowing snow into streets & sidewalks. #BOSnow
— Boston EMS (@BOSTON_EMS) February 10, 2015
— Cambridge Police (@CambridgePolice) February 11, 2015
— Psychiatry Academy (@MGHPsychAcademy) February 11, 2015