Mar 16, 2020
Epidemiologist Dr. Chelsea Shover joins Erin today for
Quarantine TV on Hot Pizza Ass to answer listener questions about
the Coronavirus, self-quarantine, and social distancing. Please
share this episode with others who might have questions, or
Topics include: What is a virus, and how does one care for
themselves if they have CV? What about taking Lyft, Uber, or public
transportation right now? Can I/should I visit a grandparent right
now? How should we prep for a self quarantine? What if a friend
gets sick? Can I help them - deliver supplies, or transport them to
the hospital? Can I go to a non crowded bar or restaurant right
now? What if I want to order from Postmates? If I go get tested
right now, will it be free? What if my nearest medical
establishment is a private hospital? Can I smoke weed right now, or
switch to edibles? What are the biggest misconceptions right
Follow Dr. Shover on Twitter at @chelseaLshover.
Note - Make sure it's the jhu.edu
malware is disguised to look like credible source of mapping
covid-19, but the one from Johns Hopkins is legit).
Check CDC locations for testing around US include private labs
and public health labs - call your regular healthcare provider if
you have one or public health department if you don't.
For general info and specific info about your location: check
your city/county/state public health department.
And for up-to-the-minute info, these are some recommended
Twitter accounts: @chelsealshover
Follow the hashtags #IDTwitter #EpiTwitter #MedTwitter to find
experts from universities, hospitals, and public health