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Community Engagement Virtual Meeting - Thursday, August 13


  • a) Positive cases in County
  • b) Positive cases in hospital
  • c) Deaths in County
  • d) Recovered Cases
  • e) Positive Employees
  • f) Positivity Rate
  • g) Hospital Census

Question #2: VIRUS

  • a) How many total deaths were recorded last year at Kaweah Health from April 1, 2019 to August 1, 2019 compared to total deaths at Kaweah Health from April 1, 2020 to August 1, 2020?
  • b) Can you please publish the two numbers on your graphic that are used to configure the positivity rate?
  • c) Will COVID-19 end after the election? Is it a political issue?

Question #3: SURGE PLANS

  • a) I have heard there are now a lot of pediatric COVID patients at KD. Is this really the case?
  • b) Where are we in terms of hospital capacity?

Question #4: STAFF

  • a) With all the layoffs and cut backs at Kaweah Health, have any of the administrators taken a pay cut?
  • b) Is the military team staying longer to assist with staffing needs?