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Tidal Health Official on Impact of COVID on Hospital & Governor's Emergency Measure

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With the spike in COVID cases in Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued an emergency measure that has authorized the state health department to help out local officials with resources particularly for hospitals. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with James Trumble, vice president of Clinical Integration at Tidal Health Peninsula Regional hospital in Salisbury. In the first segment he describes the impact of the uptick in COVID cases at the facility.

In the second segment, Trumble talks about the impact of the new assistance from the governor on the hospital.


Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.