What Can I Say To Convince You to Get Vaccinated?
Doctors and nurses right here in our community are stepping up and asking you - "What Can I Say to Convince You to Get Vaccinated?" They are on the frontlines and have studied not only COVID-19 but also the vaccines available to help stop this pandemic. They want what is best for their patients, families and community.
In this video series, the doctors and nurses that have been treating your neighbors, friends and family throughout the pandemic are ready to address your concerns. They are here as a resource to help you feel confident in your choice to vaccinate yourself and your family.
Hear from Pulmonologist Dr. Michael Muzoora
As a pulmonologist working in the COVID-19 Critical Care Unit since the beginning of the pandemic, Dr. Michael Muzoora has watched patients struggle physically and emotionally while being in isolation in the hospital. He's cared for patients for weeks, trying everything there is to try, only to watch them lose the fight. Hear from him about the toll this takes on not only patients, but also on healthcare workers.
Hear from Hospitalist Dr. Heather Garrett
Dr. Heather Garrett has worked in the COVID-19 unit at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital from the beginning. She has had the tragic task of telling patients who are about to be placed on a ventilator that it's too late to get the vaccine. She's urging everyone to get vaccinated now. Hear directly from her in this video.
Hear from Pediatrician Dr. Anthony Smith
Leitchfield Pediatrician Dr. Anthony Smith is a parent first and a doctor second. He gives his patients the same guidance he'd offer his own family. And right now, the best guidance he can offer is to get vaccinated. Hear directly from him in this video.
Hear from Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Ashley Gabbard
Dr. Ashley Gabbard can't predict the future. She can't tell you how you'll fare if you get COVID-19 since everyone responds differently to the virus. She can't promise that you won't get the virus even if you're vaccinated. But she does know your case will be much less severe if you've been vaccinated. Hear from her on why you should talk to your doctor.
Hear from Family Medicine Physician Dr. Abraham Galloway
The Madisonville nursing home where Dr. Abraham Galloway treats patients was overrun with COVID-19 at the start of the pandemic. It felt like there was nothing he could do. Today, 95% of the nursing home population has been vaccinated and they haven't had a case in weeks. Hear from him on why getting a vaccine isn't just about you - it's about protecting your community.
Are you ready?