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March
2020
Welcome to our continuing media team coverage of COVID-19

In this series, you will find news stories and informational resources featuring OhioHealth physicians, nurses and other clinical ex...

Top OhioHealth Stories

April
14,
2020
| 07:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One of the biggest challenges in the fight against COVID-19 has been the personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages for frontline healthcare workers. But that's started to change once Laurie Hommema, MD, OhioHealth medical director of
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April
09,
2020
| 02:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Use of Zoom has skyrocketed in recent weeks as co-workers, friends and families use the video-chat platform to stay in touch. But this increase in use has also led to an increase in instances of what people are calling Zoombombing. Definitely
March
13,
2020
| 07:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In a recent interview with ABC6, Krisanna Deppen, MD, addiction medicine physician, talked about opioid addiction – how it is a disease and not a choice. "People develop a physical tolerance, independence and once they stop using they
March
12,
2020
| 06:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
These school buses are used to being full, but today, they’re not headed to school. They’re headed to the doctor. “We have about 100 athletes coming out today,” said John Esson, Columbus City Schools Special Olympics coordinator. These
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Medical Minutes

May
27,
2020
| 09:55 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, people still need to receive medical care, whether it be in the emergency department, a screening mammogram, an elective surgery and more.  But as we continue to get used to a "new normal" many are
May
13,
2020
| 08:03 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How can cancer treatment and the daily lives of cancer patients and survivors be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? We sat down with Alfred Vargas, MD, OhioHealth system chief of medical oncology, for a virtual OhioHealth Medical Minute to
March
13,
2020
| 06:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The coronavirus has been top of mind for many Ohioans, but this is a global event that has impacted so many around the world. OhioHealth system medical director of infectious diseases, Joe Gastaldo, MD, says that this virus has some of the same
February
28,
2020
| 08:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
This week marks a huge announcement between OhioHealth and Columbus Crew SC on a multi-year partnership agreement. That includes OhioHealth continuing as the exclusive healthcare provider for the soccer club, as well as sponsor of the future