Back-up Generator Keeps Hospital Open

CEO Mike McCafferty (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)
CEO Mike McCafferty (Leslie Stratmoen Photo)

The local hospital in Sheridan was able to stay open Friday, when the storm knocked out power to more than 3,000 people.

I caught up with CEO Mike McCafferty of Sheridan Memorial Hospital late yesterday afternoon to see how they managed. Here's a portion of that interview.

Full capacity for the medical unit, he said, is about 30 people, and that number did not include the surgical unit, pediatrics or ICU.

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