Dispatched by Warsaw’s Military Institute of Medicine the team of nine will operate at the McCormick Place Convention Centre, the largest field hospital in the city which can treat up to 2,250 patients.
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg has praised Polish military doctors currently on their way to Chicago to help their peers in the daily fight against the coronavirus.
A team of Polish medics from the Military Institute of Medicine (WIM) will take part in a medical training mission in Slovenia from Wednesday to Friday. During their stay they will exchange know-how in aiding victims of the coronavirus epidemic with their Slovenian colleagues.
The association also cares for the surviving veterans of the titanic Warsaw Uprising.
Fifty thousand reservists will be called up this year for military exercises, including lawyers, doctors and drivers, the Rzeczpospolita daily wrote on Wednesday.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher took part in a briefing on Thursday ahead of the Defender-Europe 20 military exercises that will see almost 20,000 US troops deployed to Europe.
Polish soldiers who are on a NATO mission in Iraq will resume their training duties soon, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Twitter on Thursday, quoting information from the headquarters of the NATO mission in Iraq.
President Andrzej Duda said on Sunday that Poland is monitoring the situation in the Middle East and there are no signals that there is any threat for Poland or Poles.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife, Agata Kornhauser-Duda, paid a visit on Thursday to the Polish military contingent of the EU's Sophia mission in Sicily, formed to counteract human smuggling and trafficking in the Mediterranean Sea.
Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak on Saturday met soldiers of the Polish Military Contingent serving as part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on the border with Israel.