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Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – January 17, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Lindsey Valenzuela re: 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”. Vice President of Population Health and Health Integration.
– REPORT that this is our 98th week of Pandemic.
– REPORT that the County has a 30.2% positivity rate!!. High rates of pediatric patients waiting for hospital beds.  The pediatric patients have been hit harder by Omicron than Delta.
– DISCUSSION that the vaccine in kids is 91% effective @ reducing multi-system inflammatory
Syndrome AFTER Covid. Risk of children who have HAD Covid have higher chances of developing diabetes @ 161%.
– REPORT that people don’t want to think about this EVERY DAY.         
– REPORT that there are so many things that can happen AFTER Covid infections, so get vaccinated.
– REPORT that vast majority of Covid patients in hospital ARE NOT VACCINATED.
– REPORT that there are new guidelines re: boosters. Check w/ your doctors.
– DISCUSSION that you can get info about the latest vaccination rules @ www.mydoh.com   
– REPORT that people are getting tested in large numbers.  You can get tested in Palm Springs and Indio. IF YOU ARE SYMPTOMATIC, you don’t have to be a D.O.H.C. member to get tested @ D.O.H.C.
– REPORT THAT if you test positive NOW, quarantine for 5 days, then if you have no symptoms, take another test and wear a mask for the next 5 days.
– REPORT that if you ARE EXPOSED to someone who is positive (more than 15 minutes in an enclosed space to a positive person) and IF YOU ARE VACCINATED and BOOSTED, you do NOT need to quarantine.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Lindsey

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Lovely Desert resident, philanthropist and all around great gal, Peggy Cravens.

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