KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BLU-MED Response Systems of Kirkland, Washington recently opened a new production and distribution facility near Boise, Idaho. BLU-MED produces state-of-the-art Deployable Medical Facilities and related equipment for use as mobile field hospitals, emergency medical stations, temporary housing and alternate command centers. These deployable facilities are used by Federal, state and local emergency responders across the nation in the event of disasters or medical emergencies.
Located in Hammett, approximately 60 miles from Boise in Southwest Idaho, the new BLU-MED facility will serve as the company's primary production and assembly plant for the entire range of portable structures, HVAC systems, generators, auxiliary support systems and specialized medical equipment. BLU-MED will assemble modular equipment packages into an array of standardized and customized configurations based on customer requirements.
The Hammett production facility will also serve as a storage depot for about 30% of the BLU-MED Disaster Response Stockpile program, which includes medical and housing shelters, trailers, medical equipment, ward beds, ICU beds, generators, electrical distribution systems, lighting and HVAC systems. As one of four stockpile locations nationwide, the Hammett site will provide strategic deployment of these critical assets following a large-scale disaster or public health emergency. BLU-MED also operates disaster response stockpile depots in North Carolina, Missouri and New Mexico.
For more information visit http://www.blu-med.com
About BLU-MED Response Systems
BLU-MED Response Systems is America's Leader in Deployable Medical Facilities. BLU-MED also provides turnkey, portable shelter-based solutions for alternate command centers, temporary housing and base camp requirements. The company offers a full range of medical equipment packages and related support services including vendor managed inventory, field deployment, and training & exercise support.
BLU-MED facilities can be sized and customized to meet a variety of state and local emergency management and public health response requirements. Modular options include medical surge wards, patient treatment including, decontamination, immunization/drug distribution, negative pressure isolation, and field laboratory units. BLU-MED Response Systems is a division of Alaska Structures, Inc., the official mobile field hospital / portable hospital shelter supplier for the US Air Force and US Army. For more information see http://www.blu-med.com/
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