Arizona Edition

After serving three years as the 28th Commander at the Army's Yuma Proving Ground, Col. Ross Poppenberger is set to retire July 8. 

 

Testing for COVID-19 in Yuma County continues to increase but community spread of the virus is contributing to higher numbers.

 

That was the message from Diana Gomez, Director of the Yuma County Public Health District, in part of a wide-ranging discussion of the official and public response to the COVID-19 pandemic in southwestern Arizona.

 

Yuma Regional Medical Center

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the dynamic for medical visits now that many fear to step into a doctor's office or hospital. It poses the potential risk of contracting or spreading the virus that is now present in all 50 states.

Yuma Regional Medical Center

Arizona Edition

May 29,2020

Dr. Robert Trenschel, CEO of Yuma Regional Medical Center

Yuma Regional Medical Center


Yuma Regional Medical Center is working with the Mayo Clinic on a research study to explore how effective the use of blood plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 is in helping other patients recover from the virus. 

In this week's Arizona Edition KAWC's Lou Gum speaks with Abhinav Chandra an M.D. and Medical Director of Institutional Research and Cancer Center. 

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