Online ECHO Clinic | May 7, 2020
Presentation Titles: COVID-19 Clinical Update | Setting Up and Starting an Alternate Care Facility
Following a situation update from RADM Michael Toedt, Chief Medical Officer for the Indian Health Service, Dr. Jonathan Iralu, shares new research on COVID-19 symptoms and updates on testing and treatment. Finally, Dr. Kevin Gaines, the Acting Deputy Chief at Gallup Indian Medical Center, along with his team, provides guidelines on starting an alternate care facility.
RADM Michael Toedt, MD, FAAFP, is the Chief Medical Officer for the Indian Health Service.
Jonathan Iralu, MD, FACP, is the Indian Health Service Chief Clinical Consultant for Infectious Diseases. He has a special interest in HIV, tuberculosis and sexually transmitted disease care in rural communities. His research has focused on undifferentiated febrile illness in the American Southwest and on rural HIV care delivery. Dr. Iralu has worked at the Gallup Indian Medical Center since 1994 and is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity in Boston, Massachusetts.
Kevin Gaines, MD, is Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Incident Commander for COVID-19 Response at Gallup Indian Medical Center.