(8-18-21) Mercer Health’s Dr. Craig Dues, Director of Emergency Medicine at Mercer Health, joined Ohio Director of Health, Dr. Vanderhoff, during a press conference today, addressing the impact of COVID and misconceptions with the vaccine.

Dr. Dues states:

“I would really encourage everyone to seek factual information from their healthcare provider and make an informed decision. I can tell you the people of Mercer County are intelligent, rational, hardworking people and they will make an informed decision given facts. And I respect their decision but I think they really need to seek advice from their healthcare provider.”

“There could be an outbreak and it could ravage our community rapidly.