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May 15, 2020 – Senior producer Matt Grubs looks at COVID-19’s impact on the Northwest part of the state. The Gallup lockdown has kept Grants’ Cibola General Hospital busy. In Farmington, San Juan Regional Medical Center has seen an uptick in cases just this week. San Juan’s CEO and a chief nursing officer at Cibola General discuss the impact on both hospital operations and the doctors and nurses who are treating those infected by the novel coronavirus. 

Correspondent: Matt Grubs 

Guests:  Maria Atencio, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Cibola General Hospital  Jeff Buorgeois, CEO, San Juan Regional Medical Center 

This story is part of a collaboration with FRONTLINE, the PBS series, through its Local Journalism Initiative, which is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.