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When Will NYC Reopen? Red, Yellow & Orange Zones
Public Health

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

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Dec 2020
COVID-19 Test Differences - PCR, Rapid, and Antibody
COVID-19

COVID-19 Test Differences - PCR, Rapid, and Antibody

PCR and rapid tests detect current infections of COVID while antibody tests detect past infection. PCR tests may be more accurate than rapid tests.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin8 Sep 2021
What Does Shortness of Breath Feel Like? A Lung Doctor Explains Coronavirus Symptoms
Tips

What Does Shortness of Breath Feel Like? A Lung Doctor Explains Coronavirus Symptoms

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.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA26 Aug 2021
Is 5G Dangerous or Harmful To Our Health? - A Summary of Previous Research
Insights

Is 5G Dangerous or Harmful To Our Health? - A Summary of Previous Research

5G is no more or less safe, dangerous, or harmful compared to previous wireless communication technologies like 4G, 3G, or home WiFi. According to the Federal Communications Commission, 5G technology does NOT cause coronavirus. As of 2019, 5G is available via Verizon and AT&T in large cities like New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Atlanta, Washington DC, Boston, Houston, and Chicago.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA30 Dec 2020
How To Thank Coronavirus Helpers #HelpingTheHelpers
Op-ed

How To Thank Coronavirus Helpers #HelpingTheHelpers

There are 17 million people who work in healthcare in the U.S. and roughly half are considered frontline workers, doctors, nurses, lab techs, ambulance drivers, EMS. During this pandemic, these selfless individuals, along with other essential workers, are putting themselves on the line to save other people‚ lives and improve the overall health of community members. In this article, we will help you learn of ways to thank and help Coronavirus helpers - frontline health workers, public safety workers, and more. Thank you Coronavirus helpers!

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA27 Jan 2021
Where to Exercise in NYC During COVID-19 Quarantine
Tips

Where to Exercise in NYC During COVID-19 Quarantine

Although NYC has entered phase 4 of reopening, many people are disappointed to hear that indoor gyms and fitness centers are remaining closed until further notice. Not sure where to go to get fresh air during this pandemic but want to maintain a regular exercise schedule? Here are twenty parks to visit across the five boroughs.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
Where & How To Get a Rapid Coronavirus Test in Philadelphia for COVID-19?
Public Health

Where & How To Get a Rapid Coronavirus Test in Philadelphia for COVID-19?

The number of coronavirus cases is just over 59,081 in Philadelphia and 1,968 deaths. The new “Safer at Home” restrictions are effective November 20, 2020, through January 1, 2021, whereas specific businesses must close. You can get tested at multiple locations in Philadelphia including Penn Medicine, Jefferson, and Temple. You can get a rapid coronavirus test in Philadelphia at MyDoc UrgentCare at their various locations: Temple University-Main Campus, Chinatown, University City

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA24 Dec 2020
When & How Will COVID-19 End?
Public Health

When & How Will COVID-19 End?

Updated November 2021: The end of the COVID-19 pandemic depends entirely on vaccination; the sooner everyone gets vaccinated, the sooner the COVID-19 pandemic will end. Vaccination prevents infection which will reduce the spread of COVID-19 and slow the emergence of new, more dangerous variants.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA1 Dec 2021
Where & How To Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test in Chicago?
Public Health

Where & How To Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test in Chicago?

The Chicago Department of Public Health advises people to self-screen first to determine if they meet the criteria. Test sites are available via drive-throughs across the Chicago urban areas and suburbs. Rapid tests are available at multiple clinic locations in Chicago. North Side Chicago, South Side Chicago, the Loop, Lincoln Park, Highland Park, Lake View, Avondale, Boystown.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA21 Sep 2021
How To Manage COVID-19 Symptoms at Home
Wellness

How To Manage COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

Currently, there is no antiviral treatment available for COVID-19. It is recommended to manage your coronavirus symptoms at home if you do not need medical attention. This article explains how to manage your symptoms from your home: Practice physical distancing, taking Tylenol could help with fever, drink plenty of fluids, rest, and monitor your symptoms often. Don't forget to keep a positive mindset and take care of your emotional health. According to the NYC Department of Health, CA Department of Health, CDC Guidelines, and physician interviews.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA14 Sep 2021
Where to Get a COVID-19 Test in New Orleans?
Public Health

Where to Get a COVID-19 Test in New Orleans?

You can get a rapid test in New Orleans at Walgreens or Rapid Urgent Care or a PCR test at Crescent Care or CVS. Rapid tests are typically over $120.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA1 Sep 2021
10 Things To Do Inside While In Quarantine
Tips

10 Things To Do Inside While In Quarantine

10 things to do in quarantine, write a letter, journal, tidy up, yoga, video chat, continue with your routine, read a book

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso31 Aug 2021