On The Mark: Hospital navigates Covid storm
September 10, 2021
Among area enterprises propelled into the Covid hotseat, Community Memorial Hospital must be our local ground zero. Demand for its care and services skyrocketed from the start, peaking in winter 2020. To explore how its management team and staff are navigating ongoing Covid cases, I sat down, adequately distanced, to talk with CEO Rick Breuer.
Breuer emphasized that Covid outbreaks are not behind us. New variants are emerging. “We can tailor something that will defeat it,” Breuer notes, “but we’ll always be a step behind. A flu vaccine can be made well in advance, but it’s not alw...