- December 7, 2020
- Steve Heisler
- Podcast Episodes
Suppose you’re within six feet of someone for longer than fifteen minutes without a mask. In that case, your risk of acquiring the virus from another person is pretty significant. Tune in as Dr. John Cascone reveals why so many people in nursing homes are coming down with Covid.
Meet Dr. John Cascone
John Cascone is a board-certified internal medicine and infectious disease physician. His internal medicine residency was done at the University of Kansas and infectious disease fellowship at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is the medical director of nursing homes in southwest Missouri. His medical practice includes the care of residents in long-term care facilities, infectious disease consultations, and telemedicine infectious disease services to rural facilities. He has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of sepsis, Clostridium difficile colitis, Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, antimicrobial stewardship, and pressure ulcers. He lives in Joplin, Missouri with his family.