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Special Edition: Dr. Jill Weatherhead and SETRAC’s Darrell Pile

Conversations about spiking COVID-19 infections and the preparedness of Houston’s healthcare system.

Our special edition of Houston Matters weekdays at 3 p.m. addresses your questions and concerns about coronavirus as a public service to our listeners.

In the first segment, host Ernie Manouse is joined by infectious-disease expert Dr. Jill Weatherhead with Baylor College of Medicine to talk about the current surge in coronavirus infections in Houston. She also answers listeners' questions about COVID-19.

Then, Ernie is joined by Darrell Pile, CEO of the SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC), which oversees a network of healthcare agencies across a region of 25 Texas counties (including Harris County). Pile addresses hospital patient capacity, including ICU beds, and our healthcare system’s preparedness during the current surge in COVID-19 infections.

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