Americans are being told by medical experts not to plan for a traditional Thanksgiving, to keep the coronavirus from spreading.
Gundersen physician Todd Kowalski is one of those experts, and he’s not happy about downplaying the holiday.
“My traditional Thanksgiving is cramming 25 people in a room, as many around the table as we could get, and watching football,” said Kowalski.
Gundersen had one COVID unit in La Crosse for the first six or seven months of the outbreak, but “we’ve opened a second COVID unit, and now are overflowing into a third,” said Kowalski.
, and he is optimistic that new vaccines will be widely available within a few weeks.