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OhioHealth’s Top Doc: Healthcare Workers Are Rolling up Their Sleeves

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime epidemic,” Vanderhoff said

Columbus’ healthcare providers are on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic—restricting visitors, closing off areas and trying to keep their sprawling facilities safe while making hour-to-hour plans on beds, equipment and containment measures.

OhioHealth Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff describes what it’s like.

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime epidemic,” Vanderhoff said. And while any epidemic has the potential to exceed the local health care system’s capabilities, he’s confident local hospitals are as prepared as they can be.

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