Posted by: Duke Raleigh Hospital | August 25, 2021

How the Recent COVID-19 Surge Is Impacting Hospital Capacity

On August 25, representatives from Duke Raleigh Hospital, UNC Health, WakeMed and Wake County came together to discuss community-wide capacity strains due to COVID-19.

Watch this recording of the media briefing that covers the continued efforts to support all patient and community needs, and steps to alleviate the surge at hospitals during the latest wave of the pandemic.

Panelists included:

Dr. Timothy Plonk, Emergency Department Medical Director, Duke Raleigh Hospital

Dr. Linda Butler, Chief Medical Officer, UNC REX Healthcare

Dr. Seth Brody, Chief Physician Executive, WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Dr. Micah Krempasky, Chief Medical Officer, WakeMed Behavioral Health

Dr. Jose Cabañas, Chief Medical Officer, Wake County

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