DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Greater Dayton Hospital Association hosted a press conference Thursday to discuss the increase of COVID-19 cases and its impact on the community.
The association was joined by clinic leaders from Dayton regional hospitals. The association said COVID-19 hospitalizations are impacting the hospitals and having an effect on hospital capacity.
Speakers at the conference included:
- Marc Belcastro, MD, Premier Health
- Jeff Cooper, Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County
- Adam Mezoff, MD, Dayton Children’s Hospital
- Nancy Pook, MD, Kettering Health
Clinical leaders highlighted the vaccination status and age groups affected by the delta variant in the region – including children. Hospital leaders also discussed testing, vaccination and treatment of COVID-19.