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Washtenaw County Prepares For Peak Levels Of COVID-19

Susan Cerniglia
Doug Coombe
Concentrate Media

The Coronavirus pandemic is expected to worsen significantly over the next few weeks.  Critical, personal protection equipment for front-line workers are in short supply, and the demand for hospital services is only going to increase.  Washtenaw County Health Department spokesperson Susan Cerniglia provides updates on planning, physical preparations, and dealing with adversity  through the outbreak. 


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