Update: Banner Health COVID-19 press conference Jan. 22, 2021
Chief Clinical Officer Marjorie Bessel, MD, talks about Arizona's deadly milestone, efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19

PHOENIX (Jan. 22, 2021) – Today, Marjorie Bessel, MD, chief clinical officer at Banner Health addressed COVID-19 topics during a virtual press conference. Topics include: vaccine distribution, hospital capacity and staffing, the partial resumption of elective surgeries. You will find a link to high-resolution video of the entire press conference including a transcript of Dr. Bessel's opening remarks and transcript of the Q & A session. 

VIDEO: High-resolution video

Please email media@bannerhealth.com for additional questions. As our medical experts are focused on patient care and the pandemic response, Dr. Bessel will not be available for additional interviews.