How bad will the spread of COVID-19 be in the lake area…? Nobody knows for sure but health officials say that all precautions are being taken to minimize the potential spread of the virus. One step being taken, according to Lake Regional Pulmonologist and Critical Care Specialist Doctor Joe Sohal is by urging those who feel sick to call a hotline, first, set up before running out to their doctor’s office or the E-R…

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Speaking on the “Ozarks This Morning,” Doctor Sohal also says, at least for the time being, that elective procedures performed at Lake Regional are being put on the back burner…

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That 24-hour nurses hotline to call is (573) 348-7419.