Yesterday, total American deaths from COVID-19 passed 3,800, eclipsing the number of lives lost on 9/11. It’s not all bad news, though. A new, 5-minute coronavirus test has been approved and should start rolling out this week. Plus, new data indicates that social distancing efforts are beginning to slow the rise in new cases in New York City.
A soon-to-be Family Medicine resident physician has joined our team. Elizabeth Willoughby, a graduating medical student who will be starting residency in Hampton Roads in July, will be assisting putting together our e-newsletter. You’ll start seeing her additions to some of our emails soon.
An example not only of where doctor-by-text can rise above regular video-based or phone-based telemedicine, but also where ‘knowing’ your telemedicine doctor can help you and your family. Yes, we helped this desperate father, at no cost.