Is northern Michigan's health care system ready for coronavirus?

Mar 16, 2020

Sunday night, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, confirmed there are now 53 cases of COVID-19 in Michigan

No cases have been reported in northern Michigan yet, but health officials say it's just a matter of time before the coronavirus hits northern Michigan.

Is northern Michigan prepared?

Sheri McWhirter, lead coronavirus reporter for the Traverse City Record-Eagle, recently reported on the preparedness of the Munson Healthcare system and other hospitals in the region in dealing with COVID-19.

She joined IPR's Dan Wanschura to fill listeners in on the number of available beds and ventilators, and other related coronavirus news.