CMPC delivers clinical beds to enable the Covid-19 Center in the Biobío province

The company, together with compromising its former offices in Los Angeles, is carrying out improvement work to enable nursing stations and spaces, which will be delivered free of charge to all patients in the Biobío province.

In the midst of the global pandemic due to coronavirus and after the announcement that CMPC was going to enable its former offices in the city of Los Angeles as the Covid Center for free care of patients in the Biobío province, during the afternoon of this Wednesday, 83 clinical beds that will allow to treat patients with low and medium complexity were transferred to the facilities located on Avenida Alemania.



Augusto Robert, Manager of Public Affairs and Sustainability of CMPC Cellulose, said “within the framework of the collaboration agreement that CMPC has with the Biobío government, today, with the support of the army, we delivered part of the beds that will be enabled the Covid Center for the province. In addition to this delivery, CMPC is carrying out the maintenance of the security equipment, generators, air conditioning and it is enabling the dinner room”.



During the last few weeks the CMPC team carried out the tasks of cleaning, cleaning, cleaning the floor and is currently carrying out the improvement work in the nursing stations.



“As planned, we have implemented a Covid-19 center in the province, and for this the CMPC company committed immediately, and today we are receiving 83 beds, along with all the institutions. For us the key is the joint work in this province, coordination has been vital with the municipalities, but the private public alliance, which is demonstrated in this milestone, has also been vital,” emphasized Vladimir Fica, Governor of the Province of Biobío.

This initiative seeks to incorporate a greater number of beds throughout the Biobío care network, with the aim of delivering greater attention capacity to health facilities and thereby minimizing the hospital demand generated by the coronavirus pandemic.