TROY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s largest health care provider said 5% of its hospital beds are closed because of a lack of staff.

Beaumont Health in southeastern Michigan has shortages among nurses, nurse assistants, phlebotomists, and more, doctors reported Wednesday.

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“Even environmental services to turn over the rooms, and transporters, that sort of thing,” said Dr. David Donaldson, emergency care chief at Beaumont hospital in Troy.

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Beaumont said 180 of its 3,375 beds at eight hospitals were temporarily closed. Earlier this week, Henry Ford Health System said it had closed 120 beds, or less than 10% of capacity, for similar reasons.

“We’re there. We’re open,” Donaldson said of emergency rooms. “If you think you may have a minor issue, you may want to seek other care, such as calling your own doctor, an urgent care. … You just may have to be a little more patient. The wait times have increased.”

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