Coronavirus Information for Media

MU Health Care is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation with novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which is a respiratory infection similar to influenza and other respiratory infections we typically treat.

MU Health Care is committed to providing members of our community and the media with expert information about the virus. Our infectious disease experts are available by appointment for live or live-to-tape interviews on COVID-19.

Information for patients and the community

See answers to frequently asked questions about coronavirus at

ReadyCam availability

Physicians can appear live on virtually any broadcast network or streaming platform via our ReadyCam studio, which is equipped with broadcast-quality audio and lighting. To schedule an interview, please contact Eric Maze at 573-876-0708.

Previous news releases

MU Health Care is committed to keeping the media and the public informed about significant updates and making our experts available to answer questions through a consistent tempo of scheduled media availabilities. If you're interested in being invited to our next availability, please contact Eric Maze.

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