The Alabama National Guard is helping nursing homes in the state during the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Guard will disinfect nursing homes that have coronavirus-positive residents and employees. They will also work with employees on the use of personal protective equipment.
The Alabama Department of Public Health says resources and need will dictate the amount of missions the National Guard performs. The service will continue throughout the pandemic.
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— Alabama Public Health (@ALPublicHealth) April 17, 2020