Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association to discuss COVID cases, impact on hospitals

Miami Valley News

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.

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