Richard Riggs, Chief Medical Officer at Cedars-Sinai, says his hospital in Beverly Grove has set up triage tents outside the emergency room department and cancelled elective surgeries. He says their aim is to double the capacity of Intensive Care Unit beds and use alternate care areas.
Hospitals prepare for coronavirus patients
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‘We are on the front edge’: Cedars-Sinai doctor on first surge of coronavirus patients
Richard Riggs of Cedars-Sinai says his staff have set up triage tents outside the emergency room department and cancelled elective surgeries. The hospital aims to double its...
9 min, 50 sec
What it’s like being pregnant -- and due soon -- amid coronavirus outbreak
Leah Thomasson’s second baby is due this Friday. The Culver City resident says she and her husband knew for a while where they’d deliver the baby and what to expect....
5 min, 59 sec
Gov. Newsom says schools will likely be out until the fall. LAUSD teachers scramble to adjust
Physics teacher Brian Lopez says websites are available for kids to continue learning. He's using a platform called Schoology to assign and grade work, plus keep in touch...
11 min, 29 sec
How is coronavirus affecting primaries? What about November’s general election?
An election is still going on amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
8 min, 15 sec