Due to the stay-at-home orders and the fears and anxieties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, many people may have been reluctant to visit their doctor. There are now growing concerns by many doctors that some patients may experience complications of underlying illnesses due to deferred care. Joining us today to address these concerns and what patients should be doing is Dr. Donald Rebhun, a practicing Internist and Regional Director at Optum. For more information go to https://www.optumcare.com
Our second guest is Dr. Sue Varma a mental health expert and a board-certified psychiatrist, she joins us to share an unexpected way that anyone can lower stress and anxiety – all naturally. She realizes that it’s been three months since we started social distancing, you’re still working from home, the kids are getting bored — and we’re all feeling a little stir-crazy. Across the country, the effects of COVID-19 have taken a major toll on our mental well being. She has tips and suggestions on why fishing and being outdoors can help our mental health and wellness. For more information go to her website, www.doctorsuevarma.com
Our third guest is Chris Johnson, USPS Program Manager, Safety Awareness, she will discuss Dog attacks that are a nationwide issue and not just a postal problem. The Postal Service is driving home the message that dog bites are a national problem and education can help resolve the issue. As the U.S. Postal Service’s Program Manager, Safety Awareness, Chris Johnson is responsible for developing and implementing nationwide safety programs. To spread the word on social media, use the hashtag #preventdogbites.