Update: Banner Health virtual press conference transcript and video - Jan. 6, 2021
Chief clinical officer addresses COVID-19 response across six-state service area

PHOENIX (January 6, 2021) – Today, Marjorie Bessel, MD, chief clinical officer at Banner Health addressed COVID-19 topics during a virtual press conference. Topics include: high infection rates and how Banner Health is responding to the surge of patients, vaccine distribution, capacity, staffing, and mitigation efforts. 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.

For further information: media@bannerhealth.com; 602-747-3080