DHHS & local infectious disease docs provide up-to-date details on COVID, hospital capacity

Zoom conference to explain current pressures on the metro area hospital systems
CHI Physicians on COVID
Posted at 12:02 PM, Dec 16, 2021

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and infectious disease physicians from CHI Health, Nebraska Medicine and Methodist Health System provided an update on COVID-19. They broke down data to illustrate what metro area hospitals and healthcare workers are experiencing.

Speakers on the call included:

Dr. Gary Anthone, Chief Medical Officer, Director of Public Health, Nebraska DHHS
Dr. Matthew Donahue, Acting State Epidemiologist, Nebraska DHHS
Dr. Renuga Vivekanandan, Chief of Infectious Disease, CHI Health-Creighton University
Dr. Jessica Jones, Infectious Disease, Methodist Health System
Dr. Angela Hewlett, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Nebraska Medicine, Medical Director, Nebraska Biocontainment Unit

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