Dr. Greg Cohen: “I still see patients who trust me with their diabetes, blood pressure, heart disease, and lives, but believe I am lying to them about COVID.”
I am sad. I am frustrated. I am frustrated. I am hopeful. I am resolute, and I am just so tired.
I have written previously about my feelings and experiences as a rural Iowa family physician during the COVID-19 pandemic.
So where are we now? I still go to work every day and see whoever needs to be seen—sick or otherwise—with whatever PPE is available (that has gotten better).
Earlier this summer we were seeing one or two COVID patients every one or two weeks. Now we see multiple cases every day. We have coronavirus patients continuously in the hospital again.Continue Reading...