FOX4: Metro and nationwide COVID-19 spike taking toll on hospitals and physicians

November 12, 2020

When smaller hospitals get overwhelmed, there’s a domino effect. Hear from Connie who couldn’t get the life-saving care she needed in Trenton, Missouri and was transferred to Saint Luke's North Hospital for her care to fight COVID-19.

The metro is seeing the largest spike in new COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started.

Dr. Marc Larsen, Saint Luke's Emergency Physician and Operations Chair of Saint Luke's COVID-19 Response Team, and Dr. Greg Miller, Wright Memorial Hospital medical director and family physician at Hedrick Family Care, talked with FOX4 about the impact COVID-19 is having on rural and local communities and how the spike is impacting hospitals. 

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