COVID Additional Reading

COVID Additional Reading COVID information is constantly being updated as new things are learned by public health officials about the virus. Here are some of the sources we used to compile the information on this site. Please also reference the CDC for the most current information. https://gerontology.wikia.org/wiki/List_of_oldest_people_with_COVID-19  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html  https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-practicing-wellness-while-you-stay-at-home  https://www.acog.org/career-support/wellness/wellness-in-the-time-of-covid-19  https://www.center4healthandsdc.org/covid-19-wellness-resources.html  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html   https://www.cdc.gov/flu/symptoms/flu-vs-covid19.htm   […]

COVID-19 and Wellness

COVID-19 and Wellness The current COVID-19 pandemic has without a doubt had a major effect on our lives with many individuals reporting that they are facing challenges that have been stressful, overwhelming and have at times caused strong emotions.    While we know that such public health actions as social distancing and staying away from […]

COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Should Know

COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Should Know There is much conversation going around lately about the COVID-19 vaccines. In this section, we provide information on what you should know about the vaccines as well as CDC answers to frequently asked questions about vaccinations.  As of today, more than 500,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the […]

Differences between Influenza (flu) and COVID-19

Differences between Influenza (flu) and COVID-19 Early in the pandemic, there was some confusion as to whether people should worry about COVID-19 as it was being compared to the flu. We now know that while the flu and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, they are caused by two different viruses.   COVID-19 is caused by […]

What is COVID-19?​

What is COVID-19? What is COVID-19 and who is at risk?  Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus that had not previously been seen in humans. Because it is a new virus, we are learning more about it each day and making modifications as we go.   What we do […]