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3 News Now Pandemic Update Facebook Forum

Posted at 11:01 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 19:44:06-05

OMAHA, NE — As we continue to deal with the growing number of COVID-19 cases, hospitals and the medical community are coming closer to being overrun. From staff shortages to exhaustion, the medical community is under a lot of strain.

3 News Now anchor Jennifer Griswold held a live Facebook Forum to talk to experts about how the medical community is dealing with the pandemic, what you can do to help, and to answer your questions.

Our panel included:

Tim Hoarty, service leader - Critical Care Unit - Methodist Hospital
Dr. Renuga Vivekanandan, infectious disease expert with CHI Health-Creighton
Becky Long, lead nurse in a Nebraska Medicine COVID unit

Watch below or on our Facebook page.