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Hospitals weren’t overrun by COVID-19, but now they face a new challenge: the budget

After unprecedented preparations—including filling the Long Beach Arena with cots and welcoming a 1,000-bed floating medical center off the coast—Long Beach hospitals have yet to experience the patient surge anticipated in the early days of the COVID-19 health crisis.   In fact, local hospital officials say they are now making every effort to avoid laying […]