Categories
Uncategorized Vaccines

Flu Vaccine Season 2020-2021

It’s flu vaccine time! See the 2020-2021 influenza vaccination recommendations. The pandemic increases risks – get your flu shot!

Categories
Uncategorized

Mask Exemptions

Some parents are asking for mask exemptions for back to school this year. The question is should they be granted? Why or why not?

Categories
Uncategorized

What To Do After COVID-19 Exposure or Infection?

What should families do if a member of their household is exposed or confirmed to have COVID-19? What if that person is an athlete?

Categories
Exercise Illnesses Teens Uncategorized

Return to play after COVID-19

We know that some children and teens have significant complications after COVID19. How do athletes return to play after COVID-19 safely?

Categories
Illnesses Uncategorized

Blood type: What do you need to know?

Specific blood types have been proposed as a potential risk factor for COVID-19, but does that mean you need to know your blood type? Does it matter?

Categories
Illnesses Uncategorized

I wear a mask, except…

As we are seeing COVID-19 cases rise across the US, I often find that people are shocked that they have been infected and regret that they have put friends and family at risk. They usually think they have been careful, so they are low risk of spreading the infection to others. When they stop to […]

Categories
Illnesses Uncategorized

Frustrated with the Changing Recommendations about COVID19?

Changing recommendations and the many difficulties of staying away from others to lead us to give up and just ignore the fact that we’re in a pandemic. We need to let our behaviors be driven by information, not feelings.

Categories
Illnesses Uncategorized

COVID19 Testing: What you need to know

Many experts feel that testing is key to getting us on track to safely opening up communities. Learn what testing is available and which tests are helpful in various circumstances.

Categories
Illnesses Safety Uncategorized

Use a mask and gloves safely when going out

Use a mask and gloves safely when going out to protect yourself, your family and the community.

Categories
Cough and Colds Fever Illnesses Uncategorized

COVID-19: Prepare, don’t Panic!

Coronavirus is all over the news and I’m seeing either panic or denial in many people. Neither of those positions will help. We need to prepare, not panic.