Jackson Health System Calls for Vigilance in Face of Rising COVID-19 Cases Nationally

Leaders and frontline healthcare workers urge Miami-Dade County residents to adhere to safety precautions

What:

Jackson Health System is hosting a Zoom virtual press conference to encourage the public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. As cases due to the virus in Miami-Dade County approach more than 179,000, leaders from Jackson, which serves the most vulnerable populations, will be imploring the public to double down on safety measures to help keep at-risk people and healthcare workers safe.

Our local press conference will follow a national live event with leaders from Valleywise Health in Phoenix, AZ and America’s Essential Hospitals, the leading champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable.

Jackson medical experts will also give an update on COVID-19, speak about flu season and the importance of flu vaccines, and offer safety tips for gatherings as we approach Halloween and the holiday season.

Who:

Carlos A. Migoya, president & CEO, Jackson Health System
Dr. Peter Paige, chief physician executive and chief clinical officer, Jackson Health System
Dr. Lilian Abbo, chief of infection control and prevention, Jackson Health System

When:

Monday, October 26, at 1:45 p.m.

Notes:

You can join our press conference via zoom:

https://jhsmiami.zoom.us/j/83771911796?pwd=VjJobXlQKzdzSVYrOGNYKzR0WVpFZz09

Register for the national America’s Essential Hospitals Facebook Live event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/998110277334424/

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