New Jersey's Holy Name Medical Center CEO Michael Maron said Wednesday that infecting his wife and his son with COVID-19 is a "burden" that he'll have to bear for the rest of his life. Appearing on "Fox & Friends" with host Brian Kilmeade, Maron said that he never exhibited the "telltale symptoms" of the virus.
A Bergen County hospital that has been at the center of treatment of the coronavirus pandemic in New Jersey is seeking donations to he help purchase protective equipment and other supplies for its staff. Holy Name in Teaneck said in a tweet that it is down to only a four-day supply of respirator masks, and has no disposable gowns left.
As hospital and healthcare workers continue on the front lines in the battle with coronavirus, some hospitals in New Jersey are running out of medical supplies. Hospitals are now putting out calls for donations on social media, as supplies run short.
Hospitals are now putting out calls for donations on social media, as supplies run short. Holy Name, a Bergen County hospital at the center of treatment of the state’s pandemic, announced it only had a four-day supply of respirator masks and no new hospital gowns. The hospital asked for donations on Twitter.
Hospitals in the New York area are being pummeled with patients, including a surprising number of young people. Healthcare workers, including those who recently became sick with the virus, are pushing to respond in every way possible. In New Jersey, Holy Name Hospital had admitted 66 confirmed or suspected Covid-19 patients through Sunday, including a 100-year-old person in critical condition.
Health care workers around the country are putting themselves on the frontlines while they work to combat the coronavirus pandemic. As NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports in this week’s Sunday Closer, it is not going unnoticed.
The head of Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ — where as many as 61 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19 — has himself tested positive for the disease, a hospital spokesman confirmed. Hospital president and CEO Michael Maron, 60, has been quarantined at his home in nearby Oradell this week.
This is the moment when Dr. Theophanis Pavlou first feared coronavirus. For months, he’d read in medical journals that only the old and sick might die. Then he met a 29-year-old man, a physical trainer at a gym in Bergen County. Now the man lay in a bed at Holy Name Medical Center, unable to breathe. If the man's condition worsened at all, Pavlou would drug him into an induced coma, then place him on a ventilator.