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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
Coronavirus Antibody vs. PCR vs. Rapid COVID Test - Which is Best?
Antibody vs PCR vs rapid test - PCR and antigen (rapid) test detect current infections of COVID while antibody tests detect past infection. If you had an exposure or are experiencing symptoms, you should get a PCR or rapid test.
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.
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.
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‚Äôs 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!
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.
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
When Will The Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic End? Research Suggests Q3 2021
According to global health officials, recent news, and research, the functional and epidemiological end of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely happen between Q3 and Q4 2021. Two factors that will influence how soon the pandemic will end are the number of people who get vaccinated and how long the protective effect lasts. States with past peak dates like New York and Massachusetts will likely see earlier end dates than the rest of the country. It is suggested that if we can get 75-85% of the population vaccinated, the COVID-19 pandemic will be functionally over.
Where & How To Get A Rapid Test in Chicago for Coronavirus COVID-19?
The Chicago Department of Public Health advises people to self-screen first to determine if you 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. As of December 23rd, Chicago now has new public health advisories. The cost for COVID tests in Chicago are as follows: At a primary care provider- $1034.20. Urgent care- $1042.97. Emergency Department-$1,934.94
How To Manage Coronavirus 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.
7 Things To Do During Quarantine
Staying at home during quarantine due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak can be challenging. But there's actually plenty of things we can do from home! Here are 7 things to do from home while in quarantine. In this article, we will help you answer what to do at home during quarantine and social distancing such as journaling, meditating or yoga, and video chatting with family and friends. It's also important to social distance, wash your hands, and wear your mask.