August 13, 2021 – The Delta variant of the novel coronavirus is putting new pressure on hospitals across New Mexico. We’ll get an update on those impacts and harsh realities from hospital administrators who are now calling this a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.” The group also updates ongoing testing efforts, the availability of hospital beds across the state, and what a new surge of cases could mean for medical care and our public health systems.
Dr. Denise Gonzales, Presbyterian Healthcare Services Medical Director
Dr. Rohini McKee, UNM Hospital Chief Quality & Safety Officer
Dr. Vesta Sandoval, Lovelace Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Karissa Culbreath, TriCore Reference Laboratories Medical Director of Infectious Diseases