200,000 souls lost200,000 families destroyed200,000 human beings ignored1,000 people dying every day Some are taking the brunt of those losses more than others. Black, Indigenous, Latinos, Pacific Islanders, and Asians are dying at rate 3x higher than White people. Healthcare workers have perished unnecessarily because life saving protective gear has been impossible to find, even… Continue reading 200,000 and Counting
Information surrounding COVID-19 continues to change rapidly and as many of us have found, learning the latest and most accurate news about the virus is no simple task when mixed with politics. This past week it was revealed that information posted on the CDC website regarding testing guidelines was modified by White House officials, bypassing… Continue reading The Latest On Covid-19 Testing Guidelines
Most Americans have some type of face covering due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether homemade, scarves, bandanas, or purchased at your local store, a face covering is strongly recommended by the CDC and mandated by most local governments. Face masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and physical distancing, help slow the… Continue reading What Type Of Face Mask Provides The Best Protection Against COVID-19?
Late last week (8/12/20), the Food and Drug Administration updated their list of recalled hand sanitizers, expanding it to include those containing ingredients that can cause serious injury, even death if ingested. Symptoms include confusion, decreased consciousness, and slowed pulse and breathing. This is yet another addition to the recall after an initial grouping of… Continue reading FDA Provides Update On Hand Sanitizer Recall
Staying home is the best option. But when traveling is absolutely necessary think about these ways to stay safe. The CDC poses these questions for people to consider if they are planning to travel: Is COVID-19 spreading where you’re going?You can get infected while traveling.Is COVID-19 spreading in your community?Even if you don’t have symptoms,… Continue reading Traveling During The Covid-19 Pandemic