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Governor Newsom Requests President Trump Deploy USNS Mercy Hospital Ship to Port of Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the immediate deployment of the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship to the Port of Los Angeles through September 1, 2020, to help decompress the state’s health care delivery system in Los Angeles in response to COVID-19.

A copy of the Governor’s letter can be found here.