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COVID-19 09/13 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 09/13 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

September 13, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President & CEO Pamela Dunley reports COVID inpatient counts are down and the Delta variant continues to be the likely cause of most 'breakthrough' COVID infections.  She shares information about the proposed merger between EEHealth and NorthShore University Medical.

COVID-19 08/26/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President and Medical Staff President

COVID-19 08/26/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President and Medical Staff President

August 26, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President & CEO Pamela Dunley and Medical Staff President Dr. Michelle Meziere share the latest facts on COVID, vaccines, boosters, the Delta variant, and current Hospital protocol.  President Dunley addresses news reports of EEHealth and merger discussions.  

Elmhurst Hospital Connections with President Pamela Dunley and Chief Nursing Officer, Marcie Lafido

Elmhurst Hospital Connections with President Pamela Dunley and Chief Nursing Officer, Marcie Lafido

August 9, 2021

As COVID-19 continues its latest surge, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and CEO, Pamela Dunley, shares the latest local information on the Pandemic.  Newly appointed Assistant Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer, Marcie Lafido, describes her duties and how the Hospital values the professional and personal development of its nursing staff.  Both ladies share their concern for staff "burnout" associated with long hours and the stress of dealing with the Pandemic.

COVID-19 06/25/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 06/25/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

June 28, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President Pamela Dunley is excited to report there are currently no COVID positive patients being treated at the Hospital!  In her last regular COVID interview she discusses the possibility of an end to the Pandemic as the Hospital celebrates 10 years since it moved to its current award-winning location.

Second Time Elmhurst Mayor Scott Levin Discusses Giving it Another Try

Second Time Elmhurst Mayor Scott Levin Discusses Giving it Another Try

June 22, 2021

Newly elected Elmhurst Mayor Scott Levin shares his story and some of his goals for Elmhurst.  He takes on the MowDown and gets a 98%!  PK and Elmhurst History Museum Director Dave Oberg talk about the official birth of E-town in another edition of One Ponce a Time.  LowDown food critic Slappy Sal reviews Primos Locos.

COVID-19 06/14/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 06/14/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

June 15, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and CEO Pamela Dunley shares the latest COVID-related information from the Hospital...and some exciting personal news, in an in-person interview featuring PK.

COVID-19 06/01/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 06/01/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

June 1, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President Pamela Dunley reports inpatient COVID cases are down by more than 50% as compared to two weeks ago.  She also shares EEHealth's Lombard walk-in clinic has supplies of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, and vaccinations at that location are available without an appointment.

Chairman Dan Cronin Legislates His Way Out of the LowDown Hot Tub

Chairman Dan Cronin Legislates His Way Out of the LowDown Hot Tub

May 25, 2021

DuPage County Board Chairman, Dan Cronin, shares stories of his Elmhurst upbringing and successful political career in state and county government.  He discusses many current governmental issues, including DuPage County's COVID-19 response.  Cronin takes on the MowDown with a solid grade of a B+.  LowDown regulars PK, Dave Oberg, Slappy Sal, Spence Lagerfeld and Dr. Fartchi make encore appearances.

COVID-19 05/18/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

COVID-19 05/18/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital President Pamela Dunley

May 18, 2021

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital President and CEO Pamela Dunley shares the latest COVID vaccine and inpatient numbers at the Hospital.  She also reports a large donation of personal protective equipment by EEHealth to relief groups in India.

COVID-19 05/10/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital Chief Medical Officer, Kimberley Darey, M.D.

COVID-19 05/10/21 UPDATE Elmhurst Hospital Chief Medical Officer, Kimberley Darey, M.D.

May 10, 2021

Dr. Kimberley Darey, Chief Medical Officer of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, shares the latest best practices related to COVID vaccines for expectant mothers and COVID's effects on newborn children.  She also reports COVID inpatients at the Hospital have dropped by 28% from last week. 

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