Coronavirus updates from Alliance partners

Valleywise Health

Current COVID-19 Cases

  • Confirmed Positives in House: 10 (VHMC), 0 (Behavioral Health)
  • Persons Under Investigation: 6 (VHMC), 2 (Behavioral Health)
  • Behavioral Health Screenings in Last 24 hours: 14
  • First COVID-19 Patient Discharged

First COVID-19 Patient Discharged

The first COVID-19 patient was discharged from Valleywise Health Medical Center on Friday, April 10. See this video of staff cheering him on as he left the facility after several days of receiving exceptional care. In the interest of privacy, the patient was not shown.

Valley Well! Valle Salud

The next episode of Valley Well! Valle Salud! features Child Psychiatrist Dr. Wendy Watson. She explains what happens when times are tough, schools close, and families are spending more time together. Tune in to Live 101.5, KOOLradio 94.5 and KMLE Country 107.9 on Sunday, April 12, at 7 a.m. 

Integrated Behavioral Health Services

As staff continues to care for patients virtually and in-person at the Valleywise Comprehensive Health Center – Phoenix and Valleywise Community Health Centers, providers and clinical staff are reminded to refer those in need to Integrated Behavioral Health Services. This is a stressful time for all; employees and their families may also be eligible to receive services. Click here for more information.

Telehealth Visits

During the COVID-19 outbreak, Valleywise Health providers have completed 6,375 virtual visits, helping patients stay healthy and connected.

Creighton Alliance

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD, Creighton University Alliance DIO, invites Residents and Fellows to attend a second round of Resident Town Hall Meetings via zoom. Attendance is not required, but the virtual events provide a great opportunity for participants to ask any questions they may have about COVID-19 issues and how it affects training.
The GME office coordinated two virtual Resident Town Halls on April 8, 2020. The upcoming Town Halls will be on:

  • Tuesday, 4/14, 7 a.m.
  • Thursday, 4/16, 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 4/21, noon
  • Thursday, 4/23, 7 a.m.
  • Monday, 4/27, 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 4/29, 7 a.m.

 For specific Zoom information, contact Karen Boettcher at