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Pandemic: Demand for oxygen leaves some hospitals’ supply depleted before expected COVID surge

KABC, Jan. 7, 2021

January 7, 2021

Pandemic: Demand for oxygen leaves some hospitals’ supply depleted before expected COVID surge

Oxygen and the medical supplies associated with it are hard to come by in parts of Southern California and some hospital administrators worry they’ll have to choose which patients get these resources during the next COVID-19 surge. … In Orange County, spokespeople with UCI Health and Providence hospitals said their oxygen supplies were stable.