Staying Safe in Changing Times




Full Event

Highlight Clips

Dr. Mark Rupp answered a question about how the Delta variant differs and who is at risk.
Dr. Mark Rupp answered a question about if masks are effective against the Delta variant.
Per Olstad answered a question about what funding is available for landlords.


AARP National hosted this Access Live event to discuss the Coronavirus and how to stay safe in changing times. This event featured Dr. Mark Rupp, M.D., Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center; Lori Smetanka, Executive Director, The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care; Per Olstad, Sr. Advisor, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and Nancy LeaMond, Guest, Executive Vice President, Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, AARP. Dr. Mark Rupp discussed the new Delta variant, what the differences are between the variants, and explained who is at greatest risk. They discussed how the issue of COVID in nursing homes is encouraging staff and residents to get the vaccine. They also talked through resources that are available for landlords that have tenants refusing to follow protocol.