Tidelands Health, WBTW partner to offer coronavirus phone bank to answer community’s questions

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Published on March 06, 2020

Tidelands Health, WBTW partner to offer coronavirus phone bank to answer community’s questions

Tidelands Health is teaming up with WBTW News13 to answer coronavirus questions during a televised phone bank next week.

Tidelands Health physicians will be at WBTW on Wednesday, March 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. to take calls from viewers who have questions or concerns about the coronavirus threat.

“This phone bank will be an excellent opportunity for community members to speak directly with a health care professional and receive reliable, helpful information about the COVID-19 coronavirus,” said Dr. Philip Dulberger, executive vice president and chief physician executive at Tidelands Health. “As our region’s largest health care system, Tidelands Health is committed to providing accurate, up-to-date information to support our community.”

Area residents who wish to speak with a health care professional during the phone bank should tune in to WBTW Wednesday for the 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. The phone bank call-in number will be visible on screen throughout the broadcast.

The phone bank is part of the health system’s comprehensive strategy to keep area residents informed about coronavirus. Tidelands Health has created a coronavirus information section on tidelandshealth.org, and community members can also access coronavirus information through the health system’s physician podcasts, social media channels and health and wellness website, MyCarolinaLife.com.

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Tidelands Health is the region’s largest health care provider, serving the Carolinas at four hospitals and more than 60 outpatient locations. More than 2,500 employee, physician and volunteer partners are working side by side with our communities to transform the health of our region – promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and restoring health.