Acting Deputy Secretary Pamela Powers Visits Durham VA
The Acting Deputy Secretary with the Department of Veterans Affairs made a stop in Durham on Tuesday. Pamela Powers met with staff at the Durham VA to learn more about their handling of patients throughout the pandemic. She spoke with WRAL after the tour, saying the staff at facilities across the country have excelled at rising up to the challenge. Hear her full conversation with David Crabtree on the Coronavirus Podcast News Brief, available for download on Wednesday afternoon.
THEN COMES RAIN CHANCES INTO THE WEEKEND. WE WILL HAVE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE UPDATED RAIN CHANCES COMING UP IN 15 MINUTES. >>> THE ACTING DEPUTY SECRETARY WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MADE A STOP IN DURHAM, PAMELA POWERS MET WITH STAFF AT THE DURHAM VA TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR HANDLING OF PATIENTS THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC. SHE SPOKE WITH WRAL AFTER THE TOUR SAYING STAFF AT THE FACILITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY HAVE EXCELLED AT RISING TO THE CHALLENGE. >> WE ARE EXPERTS IN INFECTION CONTROL SO WE'VE NOT ONLY HAD A GREAT RESPONSE INTERNAL TO OUR VA SYSTEM BUT WE'VE REALLY BEEN A BEST PRACTICE AND SHARED THOSE PRACTICES WITH THE ENTIRE NATION. >> DAVID CRABTREE SPOKE WITH THE ACTING DEPUTY SECRETARY AT LENGTH ABOUT A NUMBER OF ISSUES, LOOK FOR THEIR CONVERSATION ON TOMORROW'S CORONAVIRUS PODCAST NEW BRIEF