Staying Safe as COVID-19 Cases Rise

Our infectious disease expert offers advice to help members and patients protect themselves and get the health care they need.

Over the past weeks, the nation has seen a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases. Kaiser Permanente remains ready to safely and expertly treat an increase in patients with COVID-19, as well as provide primary and specialty care appointments and procedures. We continue to encourage everyone to practice healthy habits to protect themselves and others from continued risk. Stephen Parodi, MD, national infectious disease leader for Kaiser Permanente and executive vice president of external affairs, communications, and brand at The Permanente Federation, shares tips to stay safe and healthy as COVID-19 cases rise.