CNY Hospitals Preparing for Coronavirus Surge

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Coronavirus hospitalizations are at a record high in Onondaga County.On Friday, 92 people were in the hospital with the virus.

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Onondaga County hospitalizations are at a record high 
COVID-19 related hospital stays are about half as long as the spring, according to the St. Joseph’s Hospital CMO said 
Patients are younger than the spring, he said

Doctors at St Joseph’s Hospital said they learned a lot in the spring so they are prepared for this fall surge.
“We have enough resources,” said Philip Falcone, the chief medical officer at St. Joseph’s Hospital. “We have enough staff. And I think that right now we are doing our best to provide the excellent care.”
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Falcone said the hospital is caring for COVID-19 patients that are younger than the group it treated in the spring and stay about half as long. 
“Obviously, I’d like to have as few patients as possible, so I want everyone to be as careful as they can, but if you have to come to the hospital, we are here to …

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