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What Physicians in Your Community Want You to Know About COVID-19 - MSMS Physicians on the Frontline

What Physicians in Your Community Want You to Know About COVID-19 - MSMS Physicians on the Frontline

Thursday, February 4, 2021

The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) launched a statewide public service announcement campaign in December, urging the public to continue practicing good social distancing, mask wearing and handwashing habits in the ongoing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. This new compilation video highlights video messages from Michigan physicians working on the frontlines in the fight against the pandemic. This is what physicians in your community want you to know about COVID-19.

“With vaccines for COVID-19 slowly rolling out across the state, it’s critical that we all continue to remain vigilant in our efforts to slow the spread of this disease,” said S. Bobby Mukkamala, MD, president of MSMS. “We are by no means out of the woods, and I want to ask people to do the right thing.”

Physicians across the state have been engaged in the fight against COVID-19 for over 11 months. The effort has severely strained multiple facets of the health care system, including hospitals, ICU beds, and the frontline health care workers themselves.

The video public service announcements have been running on digital platforms statewide and feature frontline physicians from metro Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor and Saginaw. Physicians hope that sharing their frontline experience will inspire others to continue to do their part in the effort slow the spread of COVID-19.

The compilation video can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/uGFkIKl0gJg