Updates on COVID-19 (including visitor restrictions and mask requirements), monkeypox and flu. See Communicable Disease Updates

Your browser is out-of-date!

Internet Explorer 11 has been retired by Microsoft as of June 15, 2022. To get the best experience on this website, we recommend using a modern browser, such as Safari, Chrome or Edge.


Article Offers Tips to Monitor Loved Ones Hospitalized with COVID

Washington Post interviews Scripps’ chief medical officer

Dr. Ghazala Sharieff, MD, MBA, Scripps Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Ghazala Sharieff, MBA

Washington Post interviews Scripps’ chief medical officer

The Washington Post recently interviewed Ghazala Sharieff, MD, MBA, for an article that offers tips to effectively monitor the health of loved ones who are hospitalized with COVID-19. With hospital visitor restrictions in place, family and friends cannot visit patients in person, so it’s important to make the most of other means of communication. Dr. Sharieff is Scripps Health’s chief medical officer of acute care, clinical excellence and experience.

Media Contact

Steve Carpowich