Oct 24, 2020 2:15 AM

Covid-19: My Story - Weekly Podcast

Posted Oct 24, 2020 2:15 AM

Though COVID-19 has an effect on the nation and world, we know that what's happening here has much more impact. That's why COVID-19: My Story was born.

We'll hear from real people who have had the virus and delve further into their personal experiences.  We'll also spend time with experts from here trying to keep you safe.

Episode 8 is with Cory Griffith's

Cory Griffith's:

You don't have the energy level. A conversation with your wife or another loved one lasts about one to two minutes, so that takes its toll on you as you are in isolation from everybody for a week.

Episode 7 is with Dr. Scott Pauly

Dr. Scott Pauly: 

I am confident in telling you if we would have even more participation in community testing, we would have less cases in the hospital. We would have less cases in the nursing home. We would catch patient zero earlier and not be dealing with patient 55, 56.

Episode 6 is with Seth Dewey

Seth Dewey:

The cough, the chest pain and of course the fever. The extreme fatigue was what really got me too, I would get up to let's say, make lunch or something. And I felt like I ran a marathon. It felt like the flu times ten.

Episode 5 is with Reno County Epidemiologist Elliot Koester

Nick Gosnell:

We're taking a bit of a different approach to the podcast this week, as I had the chance to interview Reno County epidemiologist, Elliot Koester. Here is our conversation...

Episode 4 is with Linda and Tony Ojeda

Linda Ojeda:

On August 29, I had opened a jar of Vicks for Tony and I couldn't smell it. And I thought, uh-oh...

Episode 3 is with Cathy Kilpatrick

Cathy Kilpatrick:

Now, I was there for 11 days and of those 11 days, seven of them, I was in ICU and that was not fun.

Episode 2 is with Hutchinson resident Susan Puls.

Susan Puls:

I'm usually very healthy. And the next thing I know, I'm on the floor and the EMT's helped him get me to the testing center. So, it is unlike...everybody thinks it's the flu or a bad cold, or a sinus infection. In my lifetime, I've never experienced anything like this...(Click for full transcript)

Episode 1 is with Dr. Rex Degner from Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System.

Dr. Rex Degner:

I found out mostly through news sources, commercial news sources, before it started coming out in the professional literature. The COVID virus was first recognized back in late 2019 and gets its name COVID for Coronavirus 2019. So that's when it was first truly discovered as a new entity...(Click for full transcript)

Join us here on HutchPost.com for Covid-19: My Story, with new stories every Saturday. Supported by Reno County Health Care Collaborative.

Are you a COVID-19 patient and want to tell your story on this podcast? Email your contact info and a few sentences about your experience to [email protected]