COVID-19

Flu Symptoms vs COVID-19: How to Spot the Difference

The rise and spread of the delta variant have made this summer challenging for us all. Health experts are bracing for the worst as we approach the cold winter months. Delta variant symptoms can align with flu symptoms. Learning how to recognize the differences between these illnesses will go a long way toward managing the pandemic. Flu Symptoms vs Covid: What Should You Be Looking For? The two contagious… Read More

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How to Stay Safe Returning to School: Avoiding Flu, COVID-19, and More

With students heading back to school this fall, staying safe is on everyone’s mind given the COVID-19 challenges and concerns. This fall also starts another season of flu, strep throat, mono, pneumonia, and other common illnesses that further add to the health challenges we must face. The following health tips for going back to school may help set your mind at ease. Going Back to School Safety Tips for Common… Read More

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The Benefits of COVID-19 Quantitative Antibody Testing

We have reached a critical stage in the battle against COVID-19 and, as vaccination efforts continue, new virus variants emerge. This has us all wondering if we are sufficiently protected from this challenging virus. What if you survived a case of COVID-19 earlier in the pandemic and never knew you had it? How long after we are vaccinated does our body have sufficient antibodies to protect against infection or… Read More

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Is it Asthma, Allergies, or COVID-19?

There are many positives to living in Florida from the beaches to the warm sunshine. A downside of great weather, however, is a longer allergy season. Exposure to allergens can be a major trigger for asthma patients. Asthma and COVID-19 often present similar symptoms early on. Therefore, proper COVID-19 testing is paramount. Asthma and Allergies in Florida: When Is Allergy Season? Most people associate… Read More

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