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COVID Community Checkup

During these challenging times, it's vital to get information directly from hospital experts on topics surrounding COVID-19 in our communities. In our new COVID Community Checkup series, Lakshmi Halasyamani, MD, Chief Medical Officer for NorthShore University HealthSystem, addresses questions and topics related to COVID-19.

These videos will appear first on our Facebook and YouTube pages every week. Follow us to get updates or to watch live.

Episode 9 - More Vaccines, Faster Distribution?

Episode 8

January 14, 2021 - Vaccine rollout. We take a closer look at what you need to know about new federal guidelines set for Americans 65 and older.

Episode 8 - New COVID-19 Variants

Episode 8

January 7, 2021 - Should we be afraid of new COVID variants? Is there an action to take while you wait for the COVID vaccine? Answers to these questions and more.

Episode 7 - Have we seen the worst of COVID?

Episode 7

December 30, 2020 - Do we know more about COVID Vaccine side effects? What is a "COVID Bubble" and why is it important? Answers to these questions and more.

Episode 6 - Vaccination Progress

Episode 6

December 23, 2020 - This week's episode addresses NorthShore's vaccination progress, the new possible strain in the UK and masking beyond vaccination

Episode 5 - Vaccine Q&A

Episode 5

December 17, 2020 - This week's episode covers questions about COVID and the vaccine from the community.

Episode 4 - Vaccine Safety

Episode 4

December 10, 2020 - What are the possible side effects of the COVID vaccine? Then a look at how the COVID-19 vaccine works, all in this weeks episode.

Episode 3 - COVID Vaccines

Episode 3

December 2, 2020 - Is there a difference between the two COVID vaccines? And are they safe? In this week's episode, we address these questions.

Episode 2 - Patient Surge

Episode 2

November 25, 2020As patient hospitalizations continue to increase, we discuss how COVID-19 is effecting all age groups.

Episode 1 - Local Impact

Episode 1

November 18, 2020Learn about the local impact, how you can take action, reduce your risk, and more!