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Infectious disease expert Dr. Martha Blum talks COVID-19 on Facebook Live

Have questions about coronavirus in Monterey County and on the Peninsula?

Dr. Martha Blum will talk about COVID-19 in our community and answer your questions from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 on Community Hospital’s Facebook page using the Facebook Live feature, Facebook.com/chompmonterey. Dr. Blum is medical director of infection prevention at Community Hospital, where she has helped lead our response to the pandemic.

Dr. Martha BlumMartha Blum, MD, PhD, is board-certified in infectious diseases. She received her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in 2002 and completed her residency and fellowship in infectious diseases at University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. She has a doctorate in medical virology from Rockefeller University. Dr. Blum was assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UCLA from 2007-14, when she joined Montage Medical Group. She has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health and published research articles on many viral infections, including HIV, HTLV, SARS, and Hepatitis B and C viruses.

The Facebook Live session will be recorded for those who can’t attend. Community members can submit questions for consideration during the session or ahead of time by completing the form below.

Community Hospital will be creating a summary Q&A from the session that will be posted on chomp.org/coronavirus along with other community education materials and resources.

Ask Dr. Blum a Question

Fill out the form below to submit a COVID-19 related question and it may be included in our Facebook Live with Dr. Blum.

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