No one is immune to COVID affecting their lives. This is especially true for people with compromised immune systems and people they interact with. Christopher Smyre, MD, Timothy Ott, DO, FAAFP, IAFP President, and Carl Lambert, Jr., MD, FAAFP, will discuss the additional challenges & concerns these patients may have when considering whether to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. They will talk about ways to prevent getting COVID and treatment options for those in various immunocompromised states.
- Clarify what constitutes someone as being immunocompromised
- Identify different immunocompromised levels
- Discuss ways to help these patients prevent contracting COVID-19
Dr. Christopher Smyre
Hi. Welcome to IVAC’s podcast series. Thank you for joining us on today’s episode on How to Compromise with the Immunocompromised. My name is Dr. Christopher Smyre. I’m a family medicine physician at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, and I’ve been in practice for now three years as a full-fledged attending. I’m joined by two other great doctors, Dr. Timothy Ott and Dr. Carl Lambert…