Samaritan Hospital

WRGB: Emergency Room Visits Down Because People Afraid to Get Care

April 22, 2020

Steven Hanks, M.D., chief clinical officer for SPHP, spoke to CBS6 News about the growing concerns within the medical community that people are not seeking necessary medical care for fear of contracting COVID-19. The message to everyone is that our hospitals are safe and people in need of emergency care should still seek it. [...]

WNYT: Plasma, Antiviral Drug Treatments Introduced at St. Peter’s Hospital

April 13, 2020

Jorge Cerda, M.D., chief of the Department of Medicine at St. Peter's Hospital, was interviewed by WNYT about new treatments being offered to COVID-19 patients at St. Peter's and Samaritan hospitals. This includes experimental convalescent plasma, and as well other antiviral and anti-inflammatory drug treatments.  [...]
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