Small Conversations for a Better World Podcast

COVID-19: What You Need to Know Today

March 15, 2020 Dr. Dedeshya Holowenko | Gillian McCormick, Susannah Steers Season 1 Episode 9
Small Conversations for a Better World Podcast
COVID-19: What You Need to Know Today
Show Notes

Special Episode
In this time of a rapidly evolving global health situation we asked our physician guest, Dr. Dedeshya Holowenko, to give us some perspective of what’s really going on with COVID-19 and how best to respond today.

About Dr. Dedeshya Holowenko
Dr. Holowenko is a family physician with a special interest in Women’s Health. She has worked in a specialty menopause clinic for over 10 years. She maintains her family practice, but also accepts referrals for contraception management including IUD’s, pelvic pain, irregular bleeding, menstrual issues, sexual health, hormonal health and weight management. She is the former board chair of the North Shore Division of Family Practice. She is the co-creator of, an app that assists in efficiency and communication during a doctor’s visit and is co-founder of FEMME.bc, the Federation for the Empowerment of Menopausal Women and Medical

Remember Dr. David Patrick? You can find him here on Facebook singing a song of how to handle yourself around COVID-19. 

Important links and resources regarding COVID-19:

The Public Health Agency of Canada

World Health Organization

BC Centre for Disease Control (recently revised):  

Ministry of Health

Call 8-1-1: for Healthlinks. Call if you suspect you have COVID-19 to get info for testing. 

Flattening the Curve

For specific information on how to perform Infection Prevention and Control go here. 

Find Gillian McCormick @physiogillian. 
Find Susannah Steers @themovingspirit.