A Hospital’s New Normal | Podcast in Place #68
The U.S. national emergency to respond to Covid-19 officially ended on April 10, 2023. A separate national health emergency related to the virus is set to expire on May 11th. So with the pandemic coming to a close, we’ve decided to wind down this podcast series. We just have a few stories left to share before we go.
In December of 2020 we spoke with Danny Mindlin, an ER doctor at Providence Medical Center. Over Zoom, he shared his experiences working in emergency care while hospitals were adapting to an influx of patients sick with Covid-19.
On April 4th of this year, Dr. Mindlin stepped into the ATMI studio and sat down with producer Kendrick Whiteman to give an update on what working in the Emergency Room at Providence is like now.
He reflects on the early days of the pandemic, the new normal of day-to-day operations at the hospital, the long term psychological effects of Covid, and much more.
Hosted by Maria Koop.
Music by Devin Shreckengost and Kendrick Whiteman.
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RESOURCES FOR YOUTH DURING COVID-19
Free vaccines, boosters and flu shots in Anchorage: anchoragecovidvaccine.org
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov/coronavirus
Alaska Suicide Prevention and someone to talk to line: carelinealaska.com
Suicide and Crisis Line: 988
National Domestic Violence Hotline thehotline.org: 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224 or text LOVEIS to 22522
alaska211.org or Help Me Grow Alaska 1-833-464-2527 for help connecting to resources and services or for help knowing where to start.
These resources provided in collaboration with the State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Behavioral Health.