COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Thury

Feb 8, 2021
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February 8, 2021 Show 987 Hour 2.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been part of life in South Dakota for almost a year now, and every week brings new scientific discoveries about SARS-CoV-2.  

  • Guest: Dr. Chad Thury, Family Medicine physician and Regional Director of Clinical Quality with Avera Medical Group.

  

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Shankar Kurra

Jan 4, 2021
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In The Moment … January 4th, 2021 Show 966 Hour 2

It took only 11 months to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus. The 2 approved vaccines from Pfizer/BioNtech and Moderna are being distributed across South Dakota. Some hesitate to get the shot for various reasons, but healthcare professionals encourage those over 18 to get it regardless of prior infection.

Guest: Dr. Shankar Kurra, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Monument Health

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Chad Thury

Dec 7, 2020
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In The Moment … December 7, 2020 Show 955 Hour 2

South Dakota's confirmed COVID-19 numbers have been trending down, but the state is still among the places where the virus is spreading the fastest. More than 145 people died in the past week and we still don't know the full impact of Thanksgiving gatherings or of mask mandates in various South Dakota cities.

Joining us for a COVID-19 update today is Dr. Chad Thury. He is Regional Director of Clinical Quality and a family medicine physician at Avera Health.

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Chad Thury

Nov 16, 2020
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In The Moment … November 16, 2020 Show 942 Hour 2

Covid 19 numbers in South Dakota are still rising, hospitals are taking on more patients, and people continue to lose their lives over this disease. On a daily basis, our health professionals continue to learn more and more as we await a vaccine. Dr. Chad Thury is Regional Director of Clinical Quality and Family Medicine Physician at Avera. 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Covid-19 Update With Dr. Shankar Kurra

Nov 9, 2020
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In The Moment … November 9, 2020 Show 938 Hour 2

This morning Pfizer announced its trial coronavirus vaccine is more than 90% effective. This latest update comes as South Dakota prepares to distribute an eventual vaccine...and continues to face record-breaking active cases...hospitalizations...and deaths.  Here to join us for our weekly COVID-19 Update is Dr. Shankar Kurra, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Monument Health. 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

 

Covid-19 Update: Dr. David Basel

Oct 26, 2020
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In The Moment … October 26, 2020 Show 928 Hour 2

South Dakota reached 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in one twice in October. The odds that you personally know someone with a confirmed case have increased. What do we know now about this virus that we didn't know before? When should you go to the hospital during a bout with the deadly disease? What can we do to fight back the latest virus surge?  Dr. David Basel is vice president for Clinical Quality with Avera Medical Group. 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Covid-19 Update With Dr. Wendell Hoffman

Aug 24, 2020
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In The Moment … August 24, 2020 Show 887 Hour 1

Each week we welcome local medical experts to bring us the latest on the coronavirus pandemic in South Dakota. Today, we're talking back to school...how South Dakota's COVID-19 transmission rate compares to the rest of the nation...and how much is too much information? 

 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

Covid-19 Update With Dr. David Basel

Aug 10, 2020
Avera

In The Moment … August 10, 2020 Show 877 Hour 1

COVID 19 is still here and some say it's here to stay. The numbers in the United States are quite high. Dr. David Basel is Vice President for Clinical Quality with Avera Medical Group and he joins us today to find out what the latest is and if we are any closer to seeing the numbers go the other way. 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Shankar Kurra

Jul 27, 2020

In The Moment … July 27, 2020 Show 867 Hour 2

More than 8,400 South Dakotans have now tested positive for Sars Co-V2. Thousands (7404 to be exact) have also recovered. Since the first confirmed case in the state, doctors from the state's three major health care systems have been taking turns joining us on air for a weekly COVID-19 update. Today we welcome back Dr. Shankar Kurra with Monument Health.  Shankar Kurra, M.D. is Vice President of Medical Affairs at Monument Health 

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

COVID-19 Update With Dr. Hoffman

Jul 13, 2020
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In The Moment … July 13, 2020 Show 857 Hour 1

As COVID-19 cases surge nationwide, South Dakotans ask questions about whether or not Sars CovV-2 can be spread by asymptomatic people. How sure are we about the efficacy of wearing masks to slow the spread of the disease? The pandemic provides continued opportunity to search for clarity. Today we welcome back Dr. Wendell Hoffman. He's an infectious disease doctor with Sanford Health.

Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City

Dr. Jason Knutsen Bring Us A COVID-19 Update

Jun 29, 2020
Avera

In The Moment … June 29, 2020 Show 848 Hour 1

South Dakota has recorded our first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in a child. Research scientists are learning more about the tentacles of Sars-CoV-2, and cities across the nation are grappling with opening up, surges in cases, and locking back down.  It's time for our weekly check-in on what we know about COVID-19 here in South Dakota. Joining us this week is Dr. Jason Knutson, a Family Medicine Physician with Avera. Health reporting on SDPB is supported by Monument Health of Rapid City 

Dr. Wendell Hoffman: COVID-19 Update

Jun 1, 2020

In The Moment … June 1, 2020 Show 828 Hour 2

Each week we check in with a South Dakota health care provider to learn the latest on COVID-19. Today Dr. Wendell Hoffman joins us by phone. He's an infectious disease specialist with Sanford Health.

 

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Dr. Wendell Hoffman With A COVID-19 Update

May 11, 2020
Sanford Health

In The Moment … May 11, 2020 Show 814 Hour 2