Effects of Coronavirus on HIV+ Individuals in Eastern NC

Family nurse practitioner, nonprofit leader and HIV care provider Leshonda Wallace discusses the shifts she’s seen in patients at her facility. On one hand, she’s seeing a surge of patients seeking healthcare for their HIV+ status for the first time. At the same time, Wallace discusses how the shift to virtual appointments has highlighted just how many people in Eastern NC live without accessible and affordable healthcare.

Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, Health on the Coast is a podcast about community health issues in coastal North Carolina and beyond. Produced by Elena Eddington. Music by Chad Crouch.