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This Week in South Florida: Dr. Trish Stephens

Broward County is the nation's epicenter of hospital admissions for COVID-19, a grim distinction, while Miami-Dade County is third.
Broward County is the nation's epicenter of hospital admissions for COVID-19, a grim distinction, while Miami-Dade County is third.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Broward County is the nation’s epicenter of hospital admissions for COVID-19, a grim distinction, while Miami-Dade County is third.

South Florida hospitals generally report resources holding. Staffing is the more pressing concern.

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center is right there in Northeast Miami-Dade at the border with Broward County.

Dr. Trish Stephens is the Chief Medical Officer there and she joined This Week in South Florida hosts Michael Putney and Glenna Milberg to discuss.

Their conversation can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Authors:

Michael Putney came to Local 10 in 1989 to become senior political reporter and host of "This Week In South Florida with Michael Putney." He is Local 10's senior political reporter. 

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."