Katheryn Houghton

Katheryn Houghton

Katheryn Houghton writes for KHN.

COVID exodus fills vacation towns with new medical pressures

By: - September 15, 2020

The staff at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is accustomed to the number of patients tripling or even quadrupling each summer when wealthy Manhattanites flee the city for the Hamptons. But this year, the COVID pandemic has upended everything. The 125-bed hospital on the southern coast of Long Island has seen a huge upswing in demand […]