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COVID-19 Update: Summer Edition

Monday, July 12, 2021

Beaumont HouseCall Podcast

Episode 62

Beaumont HouseCall Podcast: COVID-19 Update - Summer Edition

Episode Overview

Drs. Gilpin and Skrzynski discuss where things currently stand with COVID-19, including what kinds of activities we should be doing this summer to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe, how we're doing with vaccination rates and is another surge likely. We've got those answers and more on this summertime edition of the Beaumont HouseCall Podcast.

 Summertime is a great time to be outside with friends and family enjoying outdoor sports and activities, exactly the kinds of activities that are less risky during a respiratory virus pandemic. 

– Dr. Nick Gilpin



Rising concern about the Delta variant



How to enjoy summer during the pandemic



Emergency Use Authorization for the COVID vaccine



How achievable is herd immunity?


Dr. Nick Gilpin

Nick Gilpin, D.O.


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. Justin Skrzynski

Justin Skrzynski, M.D.

Special Guest

Dr. Justin Skrzynski is a hospital medicine specialist at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and current lead of Royal Oak’s COVID-19 unit. He is board certified in internal medicine and attended medical school at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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