Just the Facts: Dr. Chirag Patel – Wellstar Assistant VP of Population Health and Integration

Just the Facts: Dr. Chirag Patel – Wellstar Assistant VP of Population Health and Integration

In this episode of COVID19 Just the Facts I will introduce you to Dr. Chirag Patel, who is Wellstar Health System’s Medical Director of Population Health. Dr. Patel can tell us:

1) What to know as we prepare for potential, projected second wave or surge in COVID cases in Georgia and what that may look like for consumers and our hospitals
Why we need to still stay at home/shelter in place and how important it is to our community and healthcare workers.

2) Why/how/when to wear masks… and how not to
How and when to access healthcare, including new Wellstar virtual health options and why you should call 911 or go to the ED if you have another emergency, such as heart attack or stroke.

3) What we know about at-risk communities
What we know and what we don’t know yet with regard to immunity, treatments, when the actual peak will be when we can lift the shelter-in-place and MORE!