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Welcome to our continuing media team coverage of COVID-19In this series, you will find news stories and informational resources featuring OhioHealth physicians, nurses and other clinical experts wh...

Top OhioHealth Stories

March
02,
2021
| 20:12 PM Europe/Amsterdam
This has been a difficult time for everyone. The global pandemic has changed the way we all live our daily lives. For children, there are so many changes and adjustments, including masking. While many families have adjusted, for younger children
February
26,
2021
| 17:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One of the biggest struggles for people during the COVID-19 pandemic has been social distancing and the lack of time together with friends and family.  Maybe the hardest hit group by this is the elderly, many of whom have spent the past year
February
26,
2021
| 17:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Herd immunity is a term we've heard bounced around since the COVID-19 pandemic began.  But do you really know what it means?  According to Joseph Gastaldo, MD, OhioHealth system medical director of infectious diseases, herd immunity is when
February
26,
2021
| 17:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Some people contract COVID-19 and feel back to their normal selves after a couple of weeks.  But there's another group, called "long haulers" whose symptoms linger for weeks - even months - after their diagnosis.  Some of these

Medical Minutes

February
26,
2021
| 14:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
OhioHealth is celebrating this month the 10th anniversary of its structural heart program, which has grown into a national leader in structural heart disease.Since its launch in 2011, the structural heart team has helped usher in new, catheter-based
February
19,
2021
| 20:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
COVID-19 certainly has changed the way we do many of things in our lives, including seeing your doctor. One of the silver linings of this change has been the increasing use of telemedicine for heart patients. At OhioHealth, telemedicine was
December
18,
2020
| 13:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
OhioHealth has started vaccinating its frontline workers with a new COVID-19 vaccine. But what is this new vaccine and how does it work? In this Medical Minute, Marcus Thorpe talks with Joe Gastaldo, MD, system medical director of infectious disease
November
04,
2020
| 17:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Flu season is here, which means it's officially overlapping with the COVID-19 pandemic.   In this OhioHealth Medical Minute, Thomas Freundlich, MD, family medicine physician with OhioHealth Physician Group Primary Care – Northfield, talks in