MIAMI (CBSMiami) — With the increase of COVID-19 cases in Broward County, the City of Plantation is bringing back a dedicated fire truck to handle those patients.
When COVID-19 cases were on the decline earlier this year Plantation Fire decided to put the truck back in regular service.READ MORE: FHP Searching For Men Accused Of Carjacking Good Samaritans
But now with the spread of the delta variant, Plantation Fire made the decision that there was a need to again dedicate the truck to help COVID-19 patients.READ MORE: US Dept. Of Health: Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Florida Continue To Decline
The cases are spiking and the truck will respond to COVID-19 symptoms or tested positive.MORE NEWS: Florida Joins Fight Against Partnership Between American Airlines & JetBlue
Plantation Fire also said to make sure if you call 911 to let the dispatcher know that you are COVID-19 positive or experiencing symptoms and if possible to wait for emergency personnel outside so you can be treated safely and transported to the hospital.