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How Much Does an At-Home COVID-19 Test Cost?
COVID-19

How Much Does an At-Home COVID-19 Test Cost?

There are nine SARS-CoV-2 antigen tests from five companies. Tests may be covered by your insurance or cost between $109 and $155 out of pocket.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso23 Nov 2021
Tamiflu vs. Xofluza- What's the Difference?
Prescriptions

Tamiflu vs. Xofluza- What's the Difference?

The difference between Xofluza and Tamiflu is the way it fights the flu virus. Tamiflu vs. Xofluza- Tamiflu is generally used for 5 or more days. Xofluza is a single dose.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso7 Sep 2021
NYC Coronavirus Update: Possible Shutdown After Christmas
Public Health

NYC Coronavirus Update: Possible Shutdown After Christmas

Updated December 17, 2020: NYC has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases, with a positivity rate of 4.2% last week. NYC could be facing a shutdown shortly after Christmas, according to Mayor de Blasio, if NYC residents don't wear masks, stay home when sick and social distance. There are some restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and avoid a lockdown. These restrictions include a maximum gathering size of 10 people, as well as restaurants and bars to close indoor dining. A total of 42,900 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have arrived so far. New York City expects a total of 465,000 doses in December.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team12 Jul 2021
How Much Does Tamiflu Cost in 2021?
Prescriptions

How Much Does Tamiflu Cost in 2021?

Tamiflu costs up to $250 or $135 for the generic version without insurance. At CVS, the average cost of Tamiflu without insurance is $115.50.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso21 Sep 2021
How Much Do Vaccines Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Public Health

How Much Do Vaccines Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

The actual price you pay out-of-pocket will be determined by the manufacturer of the vaccine, the type of vaccine, and how many doses are required. For example, childhood immunizations can cost upwards of $650 without insurance.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
Is Christmas 2020 Canceled?
Tips

Is Christmas 2020 Canceled?

Christmas is canceled if you cannot host a safe Christmas gathering. In this article, we outline whether or not Christmas 2020 is canceled. Some alternative ideas for a safe Christmas include keeping dinners to only members of your household, have dinner outside, social distancing, keeping windows and doors open, and wearing masks unless eating, in this case, Christmas may not be canceled. In terms of traveling for Christmas, you should analyze your risk and your mode of transportation. If gathering with family members from outside your community, it is advised that everyone quarantines or minimizes contact with other people for the two weeks leading up to Christmas. Some states have holiday COVID guidelines.

Mira Research Team
Mira Research Team20 Jan 2021
When Can We Stop Wearing Masks In 2021? What Will The Summer Be Like?
Public Health

When Can We Stop Wearing Masks In 2021? What Will The Summer Be Like?

When Can We Stop Wearing Masks In 2021? By the fall or winter of 2021, we will likely stop wearing masks.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA24 Mar 2021
How Long Is COVID-19 Contagious?
Wellness

How Long Is COVID-19 Contagious?

COVID-19 can be contagious for 14 days. If you test positive for COVID-19, you need to self isolate for 10 days and make sure that you do not have a fever or worsening symptoms before seeing others.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Sep 2021
How Much Does a Mammogram Cost in 2021?
Sexual Health

How Much Does a Mammogram Cost in 2021?

With no insurance, diagnostic mammograms cost an average of $290. The prices typically range from about $80 to $810. With a private insurance policy, Medicare, or Medicaid, the cost of a mammogram is typically very low.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Sep 2022
When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?
Wellness

When’s the Best Time To Get a Flu Shot in 2021-2022?

The best time to get a flu shot is before the flu is spreading in your community. Since the flu peaks in February, and begins to spread throughout October and into March or April, it's recommended to get your flu shot by the end of October.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso21 Oct 2021
Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in NYC in 2021-2022?
Public Health

Where To Get a Free Flu Shot in NYC in 2021-2022?

If you have insurance, you can also get a free flu shot at local pharmacies such as health care resources; Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Oct 2021
How Long After Exposure Should You Get A COVID-19 Test?
Public Health

How Long After Exposure Should You Get A COVID-19 Test?

Official CDC guidance does not require fully vaccinated persons to quarantine after exposure but recommends getting a COVID-19 test 3-5 days after exposure. Even if you are not experiencing symptoms, you should wear a mask indoors for 14 days after exposure to prevent spreading the virus.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA15 Sep 2021