On this Ask Dr. Echols, questions were submitted about open testing sites, the need for testing, and about treatments. Dr. Echols explains the need for testing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and about the newest treatment for high risk patients.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS
0:34 Cedric from 63107 asked, "I am having difficulty accessing COVID-19 testing. Is there a website I can use to get information on open testing sites and their hours of operation?"
2:05 Yvonne from 63147 asked, "Members of my immediate and extended family are symptomatic, but they are afraid of being diagnosed with COVID-19. What should we do?"
4:19 Christine from 63116 asked, "I knew someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Initially, they were ok, but eventually they developed severe symptoms and died. I have heard that treatment is available for insured people through hospitals. Are there treatment services available for uninsured and underinsured individuals in the community?"
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