CHICAGO – Lurie Children’s Hospital is helping other hospitals by loaning their ventilators out.
In a Facebook post Saturday, the hospital said “our ventilators are off to help save grown ups.”
“Recognizing the need for this life-saving equipment, Lurie Children’s is loaning several ventilators for adults in need who are battling COVID-19,” the rest of the post said.
Signs posted on the ventilators read “I’m ready to save grown-ups.”
The post generated thousands of shares on social media.
Illinois topped 10,000 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.