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Burden of COVID-19 In Kentuckiana


Defining the Burden of COVID-19: Incidence, Epidemiology & Clinical Outcomes of Patients with COVID-19


Disease of Interest: COVID-19

Principle Investigator: Forest Arnold, DO

Key Personnel: Steven Gootee, MHI

Early evaluation of the burden of disease that COVID-19 may produce in a community is critical to appropriately allocate resources for COVID-19 prevention and treatment. The primary objective of this retrospective observational study is to define the incidence, epidemiology, and clinical outcomes of patients with COVID-19 in the Louisville, Kentucky and southern Indiana region (Kentuckiana) of the USA.

Participating Institutions

  • University of Louisville Hospital

  • Robley Rex Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Jewish Hospital

  • Baptist Health Hospital

  • Mary and Elizabeth Hospital

  • Norton Audubon Hospital

  • Norton Downtown Hospital

  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital

  • Norton Women's & Children's Hospital

Study Contact

Steven Gootee, MHI: steven.gootee@louisville.edu