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Coping With COVID Surge

January 14, 2022 –COVID-19 cases are surging since the introduction of the new Omicron variant. Our Line panelists react to a recent announcement from hospital officials, warning of longer wait times for minor health issues. The panel also explores the question of vaccine hesitancy and its role on this spike, and the growing issues individuals are having when trying to get tested for the virus.

Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:
Michael Bird, former President, American Public Health Association
Tom Garrity, Garrity Public Relations Group
Martha Burk, Political Psychologist and Author

For More Information:

Omicron’s Impact on Hospitals & Wait Times (VIDEO)NMiF YouTube

New Mexico Hospitals Warn of Wait Times for the Less Sick Associated Press

COVID-19 Dashboard – NMDOH

Vaccine Signup – NMDOH