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
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
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
Episode 4 is with Linda and Tony Ojeda
Episode 3 is with Cathy Kilpatrick
Episode 2 is with Hutchinson resident 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]