Special Report: An Update On COVID-19 In Cleveland
It’s been one year since
Cleveland Magazine explored the ins and outs of COVID-19. Since then, our regional hospital systems have worked to combat the ever-evolving coronavirus and its many variants. Given the implementation of vaccines, the creation of home monitoring systems and a renewed focus on treating the sickest of the sick, this year’s guide aims to answer the question: What’s next?
A 5-Month-Old's COVID-19 Survival StoryMadelyn Grant contracted COVID-19 at 5 months and survived, but experienced a harrowing journey of post-COVID effects and a frightening new diagnosis. Read More >> How An Akron Soccer Player Overcame Long-Term Symptoms Of COVID-19Paul Jones is what doctors consider a long-hauler, an individual who experiences persistent symptoms and new diagnoses after contracting COVID-19. Read More >> Keeping Up With The Many Coronavirus VariantsUniversity Hospital Health System's Dr. Keith Armitage helps us understand what makes each coronavirus variant different. Read More >> How To Navigate That Difficult COVID-19 Conversation With Family And FriendsDr. Leslie Walker provides tips for approaching conversations about vaccinations, boundaries and safety measures related to COVID-19. Read More >> 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Myths DebunkedUniversity Hospital Health System's Dr. Amy Edwards helps us peel back the layers on 3 common vaccine misconceptions. Read More >> 3 Things To Know About COVID-19 BoostersDr. Amy Ray of MetroHealth Systems shares how boosters work, who should get them and what's on the horizon for the future of boosters. Read More >> Should I Get A Booster? University Hospitals Weighs InDr. Robert Salata delivers his take on the effectiveness of COVID-19 booster vaccines after leading a trial over the summer. Read More >> How At-Home Monitoring Systems Impact The Medical Community During The PandemicDr. Riley Grosso was a contributing partner behind University Hospitals' at-home monitoring system. Read More >> How Cleveland Clinic Manages Its Medical Intensive Care Unit Amid COVID-19Dr. Eduardo Mireles-Cabodevila shares how his staff supports one another when their unit is at capacity. Read More >> Here's Why You Should Still Wear Your Masks In PublicDr. Shanu Agarwal of Summa Health System advises that vaccinated and unvaccinated parties should still prioritize wearing masks in public spaces. Read More >> Now What? 3 Cleveland Doctors Share What's Next In The Fight Against COVID-19 University Hospitals, MetroHealth and Cleveland Clinic are all gearing up for the future defense against COVID-19. Read More >>