State and local leaders along with healthcare providers are taking part in conversations about COVID-19 this afternoon.
The CEOs of Piedmont Athens Regional hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare System discussed the situation in the Athens area.
Piedmont CEO Michael Burnett.
“We have evolved over how we treat these patients. Certain drugs like remdesivir, steroids, have helped improve length of stay, helped with mortality. We are seeing less patients being put into ICU as a percentage of COVID patients.”