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St. Francis Hospital has mobile medical unit at Travelers Championship

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CROMWELL, CT (WFSB) -

St. Francis Hospital is providing a mobile medical unit on the golf course at the Travelers Championship this week.

The hospital has paramedics on site as well as a doctor who can travel around the course.

"We bring a mini emergency type set up. We can deal with cardiac, respiratory blisters and so forth," John Quinlavin, who is a manager of EMS services at Saint Francis, said. "We take care of a lot of dehydration. People, who don't drink enough water, it becomes a small community so we handle it all right here."

Fully equipped golf carts and segways are prepared to treat patients for cardiac and respiratory issues and dehydration.  There is even a dispatch center and an eight bed treatment facility.

As of Friday, 300 patients have been treated.

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