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Media Coverage featuring Dr. Cirino, Founder Your Health Forum

As an infectious diseases physician, Dr. Cirino has been asked for consultative advice regarding the COVID-19 epidemic.  Below are some media appearances that Dr. Cirino has had on news, online newspapers, and podcasts for this and other infectious diseases issues in the last few years:


Lake Oswego student’s painting depicts ripple effect of COVID-19:  Stay home, fewer people die.  Jon Goodwin.  KGW.  April 27,2020.


Science and compassion must rule.  Colin Hoobler, DPT.  Action 30 podcast.  April 10, 2020.


Art contest gives kids a chance to express their feelings about the pandemic.  KBOO Radio.  Regarding the CoV-ART Children’s Art Contest. April 7, 2020.


The highest coronavirus infection rate in Oregon? Marion County  Salem Reporter.  April 6, 2020.


Celebrating Kids’ art during the Pandemic.  Author: Christopher Keizur.  The Outlook (Gresham).  Date:  April 3, 2020.


Christopher Cirino, DO: A 101 primer on COVID-19.  Santiam Local Podcast.  Interview with Michael Calcagno and Nicole Miller.  Date:  March 29, 2020.


COVID-19: What is it?  Public Health Messages from Marion County Public Health Department.  6 separate videos which can be found below this video. Date:  March 25, 2020


Can you get Coronavirus from packages sent in the mail Source: Finder Author: Cheryl Wagemann Type of Assistance: Written Format for HARO Date: March 23, 2020


COVID-19 updates: The U.S. socially isolates as pandemic spreads. Source: The DO Author: Andy Brown Type of Assistance: Telephone interview for internet article Date: March 18, 2020


If you believe you had coronavirus, when should you visit the Emergency room? We asked an infectious diseases specialist. Reporter: Devon Haskins. Type of Assistance: Interview excerpt. Date: March 11, 2020.


Salem-area health officials say local coronavirus cases likely a matter of when, not if Source: Salem Reporter Author: Rachel Alexander and Saphara Harrell Type of Assistance: In-person Interview for news article Date: March 3, 2020


Gresham medical, school, senior center officials address COVID-19 concerns Author: Christopher Keizur and Teresa Carson Source: Sandy Post Type of Assistance: Interview Date: March 2, 2020


What should I do if I’m sick? Are children more at risk? Doctor answers your coronavirus questions Reporter: Brenda Braxton Source: KGW News Type of Assistance: Question and Answer Session Date: March 2, 2020


What are coronavirus symptoms? How are they different from the flu? Your questions answered Reporter: Morgan Romero Source: KGW News Type of Assistance: Interview excerpts Date: February 26, 2020


Adventist Doctor explains dangers of coronavirus Reporter: Ashley Khorslien Source: KGW News Type of Assistance: In studio Interview Date: February 18, 2020

Coronavirus: News vs. Reality Source: Adventist Health Website Type of Assistance: Contributed Writing, excerpts Date: February 2, 2020


Concerns about US Measles Outbreak Author: Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Source: The Doctors Company Type of Assistance: Contributed Writing Date: March 19, 2019


Portland Hospitals seeing an Uptick in Flu patients Source: Fox News 12, Type of Assistance: In-person News Interview Date: March 6, 2019


Salem Health Officials, Schools prepare as measles outbreak spreads to Portland Author: Rachel Alexander Source: Salem Reporter Type of Assistance: Interview Date: January 29, 2019


A Cup of Coffee: 7 Questions and Answers for the Measles Outbreak NW Author: Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Source: Northwest Osteopathic Medicine Foundation Type of Assistance: Contributed Writing Date: January 29, 2019

By Christopher Cirino

I am a board certified physician trained in infectious diseases and internal medicine. This site will feature health issues as they relate to infectious diseases, behavior and finding wellness.

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