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Calm before an unprecedented storm: ER Doc Randy Marriott answers your coronavirus questions

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Dr. Randy Marriott, an ER physician and EMS Center of Excellence medical director for Premier Health, answers your questions about the coronavirus during a special edition of the What Had Happened Was podcast with host Amelia Robinson.

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These are scary and unprecedented times, but knowledge is still power.

In this special episode of the "What Had Happened Was" podcast, host Amelia Robinson chats with Dr. Randy Marriott, an ER physician and EMS Center of Excellence medical director for Premier Health, which includes Miami Valley Hospital.

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Dr. Marriott answers your questions about COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, and gives an update on what’s going on in the ER right now.

He explains how you can help doctors, nurses and other staff members before the crisis intensifies. Marriott explains the gag-worthy reasons administering the coronavirus test is a risk to healthcare workers and why it is a test you don't want to take unless you absolutely have to.

The doctor explains when you should go to the ER and why you should stay away if at all possible and why groups of 10, or more might be one too many.

Amelia asks Marriott about gloves, masks and if you can give the coronavirus to your dog.

Dr. Randy Marriott
Dr. Randy Marriott

ABOUT THE PODCAST

"What Had Happened Was" is a podcast for Dayton, powered by Dayton.com and recorded in the DATV studios. You won't believe the stories that come from right here. Host Amelia Robinson shares the best tales from the Gem City, Land of Funk and Birthplace of Aviation: Dayton, Ohio.

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