Episode 9 | 2020-0403: Science and Public Health Friday with Dr. Jo-Ann Jose, MD, MPH
Links from this episode include:
CDC Coronavirus Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Johns Hopkins Interactive Map of COVID-19 Global Pandemic: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
LDH Dashboard on LA COVID-19 Epidemic: http://ldh.la.gov/coronavirus/
Washington Post Coronavirus Page: All their coverage is free to the general public; links not related to the pandemic will likely hit their paywall: https://www.washingtonpost.com/coronavirus/?hpid=hp_hp-banner-low_resourcebox-v3%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans&itid=hp_hp-banner-low_resourcebox-v3%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans
New York Times Coronavirus Page: All their coverage is free to the general public; links not related to the pandemic will likely hit their paywall: https://www.nytimes.com/news-event/coronavirus
How Does Flattening the Curve Work? (with interactive models): https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/?itid=sf_coronavirus
Where Americans Didn’t Stay Home: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/02/us/coronavirus-social-distancing.html
Social Distancing Works: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/04/01/lockdown-coronavirus-california-data/
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Episode 8 | 04/02/2020: The Kids’ Podcast, featuring Chaya, Maia, and Dr. Allison Cragin
Dr. Nick turns the podcast over to Chaya and Maia, his young cohosts, who talk with CrescentCare pediatrician Dr. Allison Cragin about COVID-19 and kids.
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Episode 7 | 03/31/2020: Interview with Ranie Thompson, JD, Director of CrescentCare Legal Services
Dr. Van Sickels talks with Ranie Thompson, JD, Director of CrescentCare Legal Services. Topics on legal assistance include what to know about how legal services can offer help, where to get it, and when to ask for a lawyer for help.
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Episode 6 | 03/27/2020: Interview with Dr. Isolde Butler, MD, MPH and Dr. Jason Halperin MD, MPH
Science Friday! Dr. Nicholas Van Sickels talks with special CrescentCare’s Dr. Isolde Butler and Dr. Jason Halperin. Dr. Van Sickels answers some questions from the public and then the group discussion looks at several medicines currently being used to treat COVID-19 patients.
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Episode 5 | 03/25/2020: Interview with Megan Coleman-Waktin LCSW, MPH
Dr. Nicholas Van Sickels talks with special guest Megan Coleman-Watkin.
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Episode 4 | 03/20/20: Interview with Tara Managan LCSW-BACS, Director of Client Services, CrescentCare
Dr. Nicholas Van Sickels talks with special guest Tara Managan, LCSW-BACS, Director of Client Services, CrescentCare.
Dr. Van Sickels begins with some answers to questions from the public including
- How much of the virus does it take to make you sick?
- Are body aches a symptom?
- Can I swim in my condo’s pool?
- What’s the drug Remdesivir?
- Is it true CrescentCare is testing for COVID-19?
Today’s guest, Tara Managan, Director of CrescentCare’s Client Services speaks about what CrescentCare is doing to continue its client services, and locate helpful resources for both clients and the community to deal with the man issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Episode 3 | 03/19/2020: Interview with Lucy Cordts, LCSW-BACS, Director of Behavioral Health at CrescentCare
Dr. Nicholas Van Sickels talks with special guest Lucy Cordts LCSW-BACS, Director of Behavioral Health at CrescentCare.
Dr. Van Sickels starts by answering some of your questions on COVID-19 and then speaks with CrescentCare’s Director of Behavioral Health Lucy Cordts, who takes us through the mental health implications of dealing with the change wrought by COVID-19. What are the symptoms to watch out for when the stress of all this threatens to tip us over into problem levels? What do we do about it? How do we speak about this with our kids?
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Episode 2 | 03/18/2020: Interviews with Dr. Kim Mukerjee, Tulane & CrescentCare Pediatrics, Immigrant and Refugee Pediatric Services; and Miguel Alonso, Case Manager for Pediatric Immigrant/Refugee Program
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Episode 1 | 03/17/2020: COVID-19 fundamentals: some history, symptoms, definitions and facts
Guests: Dr. Jason Halperin and JoAnn Jose of CrescentCare
CrescentCare Public Updates’ inaugural episode features CrescentCare’s Chief Medical Officer Nicholas Van Sickels discussing COVID-19 fundametals with colleagues Dr. Jason Halperin and Dr. JoAnn Jose, also of CrescentCare.
Dr. Halperin reviews the four basic symptoms doctors look for, when deciding who to test, and what you should do if you have them.
Dr. Jose looks at the types of major viruses, the history of COVID-19, and some definitions and fundamental differences in terms – what’s a pandemic vs an epidemic? What is quarantine vs isolation? What is that scary CFR (case fatality rate) number we keep reading? What is the curve and why do we want to flatten it?
They also discuss social distancing and the feelings around it and why that on3 guy who sat way too close in the auto repair shop waiting room got so angry when being asked not to.
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