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I Have COVID-19: Now What?

You’ve worn masks. You’ve avoided dangerous scenarios, such as large gatherings or needless travel. You’ve gotten vaccinated and boosted. Now, despite everything, you have COVID-19. What’s next? First of all, don’t be too hard on yourself. Infection may happen at some point, regardless of what precautions we take, especially with the extremely transmissible nature of the Omicron variant. If you’re… Read More

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The Bottom Line on Booster Shots

Everyone waiting on the arrival of vaccine booster shots could stop holding their breath in mid-November 2021. The CDC expanded eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots to all adults on November 19. Before you search, “booster shots near me,” take a minute to learn the ins and outs of enhancing your protection against COVID-19. The FDA Announcement: It’s Time for a Boost Per the current recommendations,… Read More

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At-home COVID-19 Testing: Don’t Sacrifice Accuracy for Convenience When it Matters Most

As the demand for COVID-19 testing has increased due to travel and work-related protocols, new options for a more convenient way to be tested at home seem to also be more prevalent. While this satisfies convenience, it’s important to know that not all COVID-19 tests are the same. Along with making sure you choose the right type of test, it’s also wise to have a professional test you. Whether you’re required to… Read More

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Flu, Strep, Pneumonia, and COVID-19: What’s the Difference?

Can you tell the difference between flu vs. strep vs. COVID-19? Cold and flu season is in full swing, and COVID-19 is still lingering. Knowing what symptoms to look for when you first start feeling sick can help. Read on to learn the key factors to consider when determining which illness you have. Strep vs. COVID-19 and Other Illnesses Strep Strep throat is a bacterial infection that can cause severe throat… Read More

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