The COVID-19 Looking Ahead Episode

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Beaumont HouseCall Podcast

Episode 68

 
Beaumont HouseCall Podcast: The Omicron Variant
 

Episode Overview

As COVID cases and hospitalizations decline around the country, you might get the feeling that omicron is behind us. But what does the data say? What can we learn from this most recent surge? And what comes next for us? Drs. Gilpin, Shajahan and Skrzynski answer these questions and much more.


 Let's not get complacent. Let's keep our foot on the gas. Let's make sure we are getting vaccinated and boosted if eligible. Let's wear those well-fitting face masks. Get tested and stay home if we aren't feeling well, and wash those hands often. Hopefully fewer surges and better days ahead if we all do our part. 

– Dr. Nick Gilpin


Highlights

01.

Are we nearing the end of the pandemic?

  8:02


02.

When will masks no longer be needed?

  17:20


03.

What to know about vaccinations for children under 5 years old?

  23:00


Dr. Nick Gilpin

Nick Gilpin, D.O.

Host


Dr. Gilpin is a board-certified infectious disease and internal medicine physician. He's been practicing infectious diseases for 10 years and has appeared in many publications and lectures on a variety of topics within the specialty.




Dr. Asha Shajahan

Asha Shajahan, M.D.

Host


Dr. Shajahan is a board-certified family physician and medical director of Community Health for Beaumont, Grosse Pointe. She aims to improve community health by educating physicians on social detriments and cultural humility.




skrzynski-justin

Justin Skrzynski, M.D.

Guest


Dr. Skrzynski is a board-certified internal medicine physician at Beaumont, Royal Oak. This is his second guest appearance on the podcast, where he shares his experiences on COVID from within the hospital. 



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