If you have had COVID, you might be thinking that you don’t need to get vaccinated. “Some people may be avoiding vaccination because they believe natural immunity will protect them. This is not necessarily true,” says Dr. Michelle Bache, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Elkhart General Hospital.
Dr. Mary Alice Reid, Pediatrician at Beacon Medical Group Goshen, talks about the importance of kids playing outside this summer. She also discusses what parents need to know about kids, masks and the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. Vincent Henderson, President of Beacon Medical Group, imagines what his father and grandfather would say about advancements in science and technology, as he assures us about the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine.
As masking guidelines change for fully vaccinated people, a Beacon registered nurse offers his perspective and an important reminder about mask requirements in health care settings.https://youtu.be/Z3gLuKhr354
While the CDC says fully vaccinated people don't have to wear masks in most situations, Dr. Dale Patterson explains how masks are still required inside most Beacon Health facilities.https://youtu.be/LsFxF-0lQPs
Nationally, about one-third of heart patients have not been scheduling their routine follow-up visits during the pandemic. Beacon Medical Group Cardiologist Dr. Mayank Mittal shares why it is important to keep these appointments, as well as signs and symptoms of heart trouble.https://youtu.be/MhkS_6PGRAo
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Pediatric Pulmonologist Asad Ansari of Beacon Medical Group offers a message to parents about why it is important to have children vaccinated against COVID-19.https://youtu.be/cIgpmXjhQkI
As more young people become eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Beacon physicians are answering more questions from parents. Do children really need to get vaccinated? Dr. Jason Marker, associate director of Memorial Hospital Family Residency, offers his perspective.
Dr. Mayank Mittal, Beacon Medical Group interventional cardiologist, explains why it is important for heart patients to get the COVID-19 vaccine.