A number of local and national media outlets have reported on preparations being made by Scripps Health hospitals to deal with the new coronavirus.
Scripps Chief Medical Officer Ghazala Sharieff said patients are being screened for travel from China, supplies are being consolidated and the health system is helping to educate the public about risks posed by the new virus.
Read the NBCNews.com article: To Prep for Coronavirus, Hospitals Use Lessons Learned in Past Epidemics
Watch the 10News report: Local Doctors Preparing for Coronavirus
Read the CNBC.com article: Hospitals Across the US Prepare for Coronavirus Outbreak to Become Global Pandemic