South Palm Beach County Showing Acceptable Availability Mid-Day Saturday
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It is not yet a crisis but the number of available ICU beds in Palm Beach County is notably down from just a few days ago. The good news: South Palm Beach County is showing more availability than hospitals in other parts of Palm Beach County.
The official count: 98 beds are currently available in ICU units in Palm Beach County.
The number comes from the Florida Community Coronavirus Dashboard founded by Rebekah Jones.
Jones, Florida’s lead data scientist, was fired when Gov. Ron DeSantis stated she refused to follow orders. Jones says she was ordered to suppress data. She is using publicly available data to create her own realtime report now being cited nationwide. The direct link is below.
Local Hospitals of Note — numbers are AVAILABLE beds as of 1:25 p.m. Saturday, June 20, 2020:
Bethesda Hospital East: 19 adult ICU beds, 2 pediatric ICU beds, 13 isolation beds.
Bethesda Hospital West: 0 adults ICU beds, 0 pediatric ICU beds, 6 isolation beds.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital: 17 adult ICU beds, 0 pediatric ICU beds, 6 isolation beds.
Delray Medical Center: 19 adult ICU beds, 0 pediatric ICU beds, 0 isolation beds.
JFK Medical Center: 7 adult ICU beds, 0 pediatric ICU beds, 0 isolation beds.
JFK Medical North: 1 adult ICU bed, 0 pediatric ICUD beds, 0 isolation beds.
West Boca Medical Center: 5 adult ICU beds, 4 pediatric ICU beds, 6 isolation beds.
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