ARHS to hold COVID-19 Care Vigil on Thursday morning

Last Updated on September 1, 2021 5:51 pm

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Systems will hold a care vigil on Thursday morning, September 2, 2021.

Medical providers and staff will speak about their experiences in treating COVID patients. “This forum provides the community with an opportunity to hear directly from our medical providers who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic every day. People will get an unfiltered, unedited perspective about what is happening inside the walls of this hospital,” said Rob Hudspeth, Senior VP of System Advancement for ARHS.  

Speakers include Dr. Lisa Kaufmann (Inpatient Physician Group), Dr. Kevin Wolfe (Pulmonologist), Dr. Beverly Womack (AppFamily Medicine), Dr. Jennifer Nelson (Emergency Department), Jimmy Phillips (Respiratory Therapist), Amy Hempfling (Nurse Leader) and Melanie Childers (Spiritual Care).  

The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live at starting at 6:45 am, and excerpts of the recorded video will be shared after the event.

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