coronavirus

Hospital Chaplains Face COVID-19 Challenges in their Ministry

May 5, 2020

The Times Union interviewed two chaplains from St. Peter's Health Partners (SPHP) about the challenges they are facing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chaplains Tahlia Hadley and Aloysius Kabunga, who serves as manager of Spiritual Care for SPHP, discussed how fear over the virus among patients and social distancing, have impacted their ministry. [...]

St. Peter’s Health Partners Expands Virtual Health Services

April 24, 2020

St. Peter's Health Partners is expanding its Virtual Health services to better connect patients with their health care providers during the COVID-19 outbreak and beyond. St. Peter's Virtual Health, open to both established and new patients, uses secure telehealth technology to safely connect providers with patients using audio and video from the comfort of the patient's own home. [...]

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: Coronavirus Brings New Role for Hospital Chaplains

April 15, 2020

Tahlia Hadley, chaplain at St. Peter's Health Partners, and Aloysius Kabunga, manager of spiritual care at St. Peter's Health Partners, spoke to WNYT's Benita Zahn about the changing role of spiritual care during the time of COVID-19. [...]
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