How Did the Shutdown Affect Heart Health?

Dr. Joshua Macumber of Cary Cardiology talks about interventional medicine. He puts in stents and does other work which prevent heart conditions from getting worse. He talks about what hospitals looked like during the shutdown, and in the last few weeks.

Rose Hobin of North Carolina Health News talks about the latest news about COVID-19 in North Carolina. Some intensive care units are filling up but Hobin notes that there are plans to expand ICU beds if necessary.

Last week Dr. Wefald asked Rose a question about COVID-19 patient numbers and she asked the governor about it. Are people who tesst positive for COVID-19 but who are hospitalized for other conditions being counted as “COVID” patients?

Listen here or listen live to the program on WPTF.com.

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