Where Are We on the Journey to a COVID-19 Vaccine? Venture to the Food and Drug Administration website and you’ll see that the current COVID-19 “Vaccine Status” reads as follows: Currently, there is no FDA-approved or authorized vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. But what does it take to create a vaccine for the American public? Can it really be that hard? Well, yes, it … Continue reading Our Best Shot: Where Are We on the Journey to Having a COVID-19 Vaccine?
Taking care of mental health is essential at any time. But during a pandemic, people may face additional challenges that make it difficult to address mental health concerns. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout North America, people with and without existing mental health conditions may feel overwhelmed and anxious. Both children and adults may find themselves feeling nervous or fearful of getting sick. While it’s … Continue reading Taking Care of Mental Health in a Pandemic
It’s been months since the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic caused everything to shut down. Moving forward to the second half of the year, numbers are still rising, people are still being affected, and one question still remains: When will things in our country go back to normal? During these strange and unpredictable times, cit- izens look to the medical community for answers and … Continue reading Colquitt Regional Medical Center’s Response to COVID-19
After months of COVID-19 outbreaks across the United States, the virus doesn’t look like it will disappear any time soon. Anyone who experiences symptoms or might have come into contact with an infected person should get tested.Testing for COVID-19 is an important part of preventing it from spreading further. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people who have COVID-19 need to completely … Continue reading What to Expect When Getting a COVID-19 Test
With school starting, kids and adults alike are including masks on their back-to-school shopping lists. While masks are perfectly safe for folks over 2 years of age, even for all-day wear, proper cleaning and care is essential to prevent annoying skin irritation. These helpful tips will help keep you protected and looking your best. Start with a clean face. Your face should be clean and … Continue reading Putting Your Best Face Forward: Keeping Maskne Away