Tune In:’MSR Forefront COVID-19 Check-In’

With cases of COVID-19 once again on the rise across the U.S. in the unvaccinated populations, fears and concerns have arisen about the highly transmissible Delta variant and the latest public safety guidelines.

Stay informed about the current developments in the fight against the pandemic at MSR Forefront’s “COVID-19 Check-In.” Get your questions ready and set your calendar for Thursday, July 29 at 1 pm as Dr. Zeke McKinney and Dr. Nathan Chomilo discuss the latest COVID-19 information, from the vaccines, the Delta variant, and breakthrough infections to guidelines for children going back to school and more. Tune in right here on the MSR website or the MSR’s Facebook or YouTube channels.

Both Dr. McKinney and Dr. Chomilo are regular contributors to MSR’s Doctor Advice series. Find their columns in the health section.

More about the expert guests:

Dr. Nathan T. Chomilo is a medical director for the State of Minnesota’s Medicaid/Medical Assistance & MinnesotaCare programs and practices as a general pediatrician in Brooklyn Center with Park Nicollet. He is a board member of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and an adjunct assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and son.

Dr. Zeke McKinney grew up in and lives in Minneapolis. He primarily practices clinical occupational and environmental medicine (OEM) in St. Paul and St. Louis Park, MN, and he is one of few clinicians in Minnesota who evaluates work and community-related environmental toxicologic exposures. He is also a researcher for the HealthPartners Institute, including on a COVID-19 vaccine trial. He focuses on health equity and environmental justice for all communities.

MSR’s Forefront is an ongoing digital roundtable discussion that centers voices from the community to discuss the state of Black Minnesota in the midst of civil unrest and demands for systemic racial justice.

For more info about MSR Forefront, go here.