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Ask the Experts

In our effort to deliver accurate news and information involving COVID-19, we went straight to local Doctors, and others in the medical community to get our questions answered.  Give them a listen.

 

To ask your own question, email it, and we’ll add it to the list.  johnrhodes@radiodubuque.com

 

Our “Experts”

Dr Hendrik Schultz (Medical Associated & Mercy One)

Dr Ron Iverson (Grand River Medical Group)

Dr Sarah Jacobitz-Kizzier (Grand River Medical Group)

Gary Collins CEO (Crescent Community Health Center)

Dr Jill Powers (Grand River Medical Group)

 

 

April 20th Update

 

Does Dubuque have enough tests? (Schultz)

 

It’s hard not to touch my face.  Is it just me? (Schultz)

 

Should we continue to wipe off surfaces? (Schultz)

 

What exactly are “underlying conditions”? (Schultz)

 

Overall, what have we learned over the past couple months about the virus? (Schultz)

 

If you’ve had it, and recovered, is there anything you could do to help others? (Schultz)

 

Can someone who has had COVID-19, and recovered…can they get it again? (Schultz)

 

Are there any changes on the guidelines for wearing masks? (Schultz)

 

How is the situation in Dubuque, for our supply of ventilators? (Schultz)

 

How does Coronavirus spread from person to person?  (Schultz)

 

How long until symptoms begin showing?  (Schultz)

 

Will changing clothes when I get home help stop the spread?  (Schultz)

 

Why are we told to call the hospital or clinic first?  (Schultz)

 

If my test was “negative”, what did I likely have?  (Schultz)

 

Will there be another outbreak in the Fall?  (Schultz)

 

Will a change in the weather be good, or bad?  (Schultz)

 

Is Ibuprofen dangerous to take if you might have the virus?  (Schultz)

 

What are Tele-health visits?  (Collins)

 

Typically, how long until symptoms start to appear?  (Kizzier)

 

If you’re sick, why are you discouraged to just show up at the hospital?  (Kizzier)

 

Can you explain Tele-health visits?  (Kizzier)

 

We don’t hear about the recovery stories.  How are they?  (Powers)

 

Those with negative tests, what did they have?  (Powers)

 

How does COVID-19 spread from person to person?  (Iverson)

 

Is there an average age of those infected?  (Iverson)

 

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