The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the CDC, recommends and urges everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. What is the COVID-19 booster shot and what does it do? COVID-19 has become an unsolved mystery since 2020. Worldwide, we have been affected with variants that are highly contagious and spread very quickly. Therefore, the COVID-19 booster shot will not only protect … Continue reading 411 on COVID-19 Booster
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