With more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) emerging in the United States, Permanente physicians are stepping up to serve affected communities and share important information. In recent weeks, social media activity surrounding coronavirus has gained momentum and these doctors have found themselves at the center of recent conversations.
Permanente physicians Stephen Parodi, MD, and Mary Meyer, MD, of The Permanente Medical Group discussed how Kaiser Permanente is preparing for coronavirus on NBC Nightly News…
— NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBCNightlyNews) March 1, 2020
The attached NBC Nightly News story from last night is a tribute to our organization.
The physicians and staff of KP define incredible, compassionate, courageous.
— Richard Isaacs, MD (@DrRichardIsaacs) March 1, 2020
…a number of local news outlets have highlighted the work Permanente physicians and researchers are doing amidst concerns surrounding the virus…
The first clinical trials for a vaccine targeting the new coronavirus will take place at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. https://t.co/5IFcY9F1Qb
— The Seattle Times (@seattletimes) February 27, 2020
— Honolulu Civil Beat (@CivilBeat) March 2, 2020
Bay Area hospitals are bracing for possible surge of coronavirus patients. Here’s how they are preparing:https://t.co/lkHkNVXNxc
— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) February 27, 2020
…and Nancy Gin, MD, chief quality officer of The Permanente Federation, was interviewed by 89.3 KPCC in Los Angeles about the spread of COVID-19…
Yesterday, I was honored to speak w/ @KPCC reporter, @robertgarrova, on how @PermanenteDocs @aboutKP are preparing for any potential cases of #NovelCoronaVirus. Keep yourself/others by staying home when mildly sick & washing hands w/soap & water. #COVID19 https://t.co/DyexPWpG6n
— Nancy Gin, MD (@NancyGinMD) February 29, 2020
Take a listen. @PermanenteDocs own #quality expert, @NancyGinMD, is interviewed by @robertgarrova, @KPCC healthcare reporter, discussing preventative measures @PermanenteDocs @aboutKP are putting in place to protect against #COVID19. https://t.co/0ACGC0UdPF
— Ed Ellison, MD (@EdEllisonMD) February 28, 2020
…several Permanente physicians are offering tips for prevention and coping with anxiety surrounding COVID-19…
— Kate Land, MD (@KPkiddoc) January 28, 2020
Intentionally protect #mentalhealth:
— Najeh Ahmad, MD, MPH (@KPbewelldoc) February 28, 2020
…while national and global health organizations continue to share valuable information and public service announcements about the virus…
Family physicians are on the frontlines caring for patients and families. To support your practices as more #coronavirus cases are confirmed, the AAFP is sharing resources specifically curated to meet the needs of family physicians. https://t.co/5Qyv1xpfTu #COVID-19 pic.twitter.com/THPZ0z0iOg
— AAFP (@aafp) February 29, 2020
— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) March 4, 2020
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