COVID Riff

Sundays from 3 to 3:30 through April 4, 2021
  • Hosted by Dr. Rob Downey
  • Local Host Nurse Lorne Carroll

COVID Riff discusses dimensions of public health and functional medicine to allow the audience an opportunity to deepen their understanding of the individual and community factors that diminish or amplify resilience in the face of the pandemic. This informational program uses the expertise of its presenters and the science of functional medicine to discuss COVID in ways that are illuminating, interesting, and hopeful.

COVID Riff - Episode 6: Staying healthy for the long haul

Apr 5, 2021

Dr. Rob Downey is hosting a series of six, half-hour conversations  with Nurse Lorne Carroll.

They talk about COVID-19 from a public health perspective every Sunday through April 4th on COVID Riff.

Click on the audio below to hear Episode 6 and learn about the long term effects of COVID and how to keep healthy in the months to come.
 

  

COVID Riff - Episode 5: You can't supplement your way out of an unhealthy lifestyle

Mar 29, 2021

Dr. Rob Downey is hosting a series of six, half-hour conversations  with Nurse Lorne Carroll.

They talk about COVID-19 from a public health perspective every Sunday at 3 p.m. through April 4th on COVID Riff.

Click on the audio below to hear Episode 5 and learn about food and immunity.
 

COVID Riff - Episode 4: Meet Cindy Stressmistress and Marty Mellow

Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Rob Downey is hosting a series of six, half-hour conversations  with Nurse Lorne Carroll.

They talk about COVID-19 from a public health perspective every Sunday through April 4th on COVID Riff.

Click on the audio below to hear Episode 4 and learn about how stress and inflamation affect immunity.
 

Dr. Rob Downey is hosting a series of six, half-hour conversations  with Nurse Lorne Carroll.

They talk about COVID-19 from a public health perspective every Sunday through April 4th on COVID Riff.

Click on the audio below to hear Episode 3 and learn about the role vegetables play in decreasing inflamation and improving immune function, resulting in better outcomes for people infected with COVID-19.
 

Dr. Rob Downey is hosting a series of six, half-hour conversations  with Nurse Lorne Carroll.

On Sundays at 3 p.m. they talk about COVID-19 from a public health perspective on COVID Riff.

Click on the audio below to hear episode 2, a discussion of why Alaska Natives and minorities are at higher risk for all facets of COVID-19.
 

Support for the production of COVID Riff comes from Ulmer's Drug and Hardware and South Peninsula Hospital.

CDC

Registration begins today, Monday, March 1 at noon for the next COVID-19 vaccination clinic organized by Homer Incident Command.


There are over 500 appointments available for a clinic on Friday, March 12 at Homer High School, and 200 appointments available at South Peninsula Hospital's COVID Vaccine and Test Center on March 9, 10, 11, 16 and 17.
 

KBBI

Dr. Rob Downey is hosting a series of six, half-hour conversations  with Nurse Lorne Carroll.

For the next six Sundays at 3 p.m. they'll talk about COVID-19 from a public health perspective on COVID Riff.

Click on the audio below to hear episode 1, meet your hosts, learn about the protein ApoE4 and about the role of public health in any pandemic.

Support for the production of COVID Riff comes from Ulmer's Drug and Hardware and South Peninsula Hospital.