Tip/Thought of the Day

Update On COVID-19 Antiviral Pills

December 2021 ended with the Food and Drug Administration providing Pfizer and Merck’s antiviral pill emergency approval, paving the way for production to ramp up. Both antiviral drugs can be used at home to treat mild to moderate COVID-19, but vaccines and boosters continue to be the primary defense against infection. So how effective are… Continue reading Update On COVID-19 Antiviral Pills

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Updated Guidelines for Traveling During the Pandemic

In August 2020, we shared travel guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic, as were current at that time. Since then, scientists and doctors have come to better understand the way the virus is transmitted and vaccines have been developed and are being administered. With that, many states are opening their businesses back up and returning to… Continue reading Updated Guidelines for Traveling During the Pandemic

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Thanksgiving Food Safety During a Pandemic

For most people, the holiday season is the rare time that they make turkey, ham, stuffing, and other foods. Cooking on those days often also means using gadgets and methods that are outside the norm. This year is also unique in that we are in the middle of a pandemic. Most health professionals recommend you… Continue reading Thanksgiving Food Safety During a Pandemic

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Unmask The Real You

Many fear this is our future: Never greeting each other with a warm handshake.Giving a hug to someone in need.Holding the hand of those dying, sick, depressed, or heart broken. For me it’s changed how I see patients: Not allowing groups of family and friends to come into the exam room.Seeing just patients, not their… Continue reading Unmask The Real You