Mira Healthcare Resources
Our in-house team synthesizes scientific research and translates them into easy-to-digest content for you to get educated on the latest health and healthcare information.
Is my employer required to give me health insurance?
U.S. employers with 50 or more full-time employees are required to offer these full-time workers compliant health insurance coverage. These employers must also provide proof of that offer of coverage to the IRS with year-end forms 1095-C and 1094-C.
How Often You Should Get an STI Test
Sexually active people should be tested for major sexually transmitted infections at least once per year. You can get a full STD panel with Mira ($99), CityMD ($350), Planned Parenthood ($130-$270), or at an NYC Sexual Health Clinic.
When will the stay-at-home order end?
A guide to up-to-date guidelines for stay-at-home orders by state. Understand what you are allowed to do under safer-at-home, stay-at-home, and shelter-in-place orders. See what reopening will look like by state.¬†New York City, Los Angeles.
When will gyms, restaurants, and hair salons reopen? Timeline in 50 states
Update July 1st 2020: Reopening dates and guidelines for restaurants, hair salons, gyms, and other small businesses post Coronavirus in 50 states according to research from the University of Washington. New York City NY, Los Angeles CA, Chicago IL, Houston TX, New Jersey, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia PA, Florida, Maryland.
What is COVID-19 contact tracing & how does it work?
Contact tracing is a great defense in slowing the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19. By alerting those who have been in close contact with someone who has been infected, the spread of the virus can slow along with social distancing and testing. Read more for jobs in contact tracing, the concern of privacy, and how contact tracing with be done. Contact tracing works by public health staff warning the exposed individuals (contacts) of their potential exposure as rapidly and sensitively as possible.
Home Exercise: How to Stay Fit During Quarantine
Staying active is always important for all areas of your health. With many gyms closed, you may find it difficult to stay active. Here is a comprehensive article on staying fit during the COVID-19 lockdown and how to stay safe if going to gyms.
Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost? And How Much Are they?
Pet insurance is a great option for your dog or cat, similar to regular health insurance, but is it truly worth the cost? In this article, we will talk about what pets qualified for insurance, what are the options in in New York City, Los Angeles, Boston, Washingon DC, Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco
When Will NYC Reopen? Red, Yellow & Orange Zones
NYC Reopening Update- December 3rd, 2020, NYC will reopen schools in early December after closing them in November due to rising cases of COVID-19. Some elementary schools and pre-K programs will resume classes on December 7. Staten Island must meet the state's criteria in order to reopen. The 7-day COVID positivity rate is now 3.9%. Indoor and outdoor gatherings statewide at private residences will be limited to no more than 10 people beginning Friday, November 13, at 10 p.m. Existing non-essential gathering limits are in effect otherwise. Red, yellow, and orange zones are being used to provide guidelines on gatherings, business closures, and schools
COVID-19 Test Differences - PCR, Rapid, and Antibody
What is the difference between PCR, rapid and antibody tests? PCR and rapid tests detect current infections of COVID while antibody tests detect past infection. PCR tests may be more accurate than rapid tests.
What Does Shortness of Breath Feel Like? A Lung Doctor Explains Coronavirus Symptoms
Coronavirus COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, so it's widely known that there's an effect on the lungs. Some symptoms include a fever, a dry cough, and shortness of breath (difficult breathing, dyspnea, or breathlessness). Shortness of breath, or dyspnea, or breathlessness, is caused by a decline in lung function to a threshold that can produce symptoms. Dr. Haala Rokadia, MD, explains what COVID-19 is and what the symptoms may feel like, depending on the severity of the case.