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Where & How To Get a Rapid Coronavirus Test in Philadelphia for COVID-19?
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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?
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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?
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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
Where to Get a COVID-19 Test in New Orleans?
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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
Where To Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test in Houston, Texas?
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Where To Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test in Houston, Texas?

Rapid COVID tests in Houston are available at locations such as CVS, Elite Care ER, and Rapid COVID Clinic. Rapid tests typically cost $100-$350.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso26 Aug 2021
Where To Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test in Honolulu, Hawaii?
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Where To Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test in Honolulu, Hawaii?

As of December 23rd, there are 17,333 confirmed coronavirus cases in Honolulu, Hawaii, and 218 coronavirus-related deaths. Urgent Care Hawaii, Pearl City Testing Site, and other locations provide rapid COVID testing. KKUC-Kalihi Kai Urgent Care Satellite Testing Center, Walgreens, and Tripler Army Medical Center provide PCR COVID tests.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA21 Sep 2021
List of Local Departments of Health Live Situation Update Pages
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List of Local Departments of Health Live Situation Update Pages

Comprehensive list of department of health live update for Coronavirus COVID-19 situation updates Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021
Coronavirus Update: New York, NY
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Coronavirus Update: New York, NY

Updated November 17th, 2020 - New confirmed cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 in New York City, Westchester County, Nassau County, Brooklyn, Queens. The total number of coronavirus cases in NYC is now 288,000

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Dec 2020
Can Dogs Get COVID-19?
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Can Dogs Get COVID-19?

A few cases of dogs tested weak positives of Coronavirus but no evidence they can transmit to humans directly and infect humans with the virus. At this time, there is no evidence that pets, including cats and dogs, play a role in spreading COVID-19 to people. The virus that causes COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person, typically through respiratory droplets from coughing, sneezing, or talking. At this point, there is no evidence that animals can transmit coronavirus to humans. 

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso24 Aug 2021
Where To Get a Free Rapid COVID-19 Test in New York City?
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Where To Get a Free Rapid COVID-19 Test in New York City?

NYC rapid testing is available in all boroughs; Staten Island, the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. You can get a free COVID-19 test in NYC in all 5 boroughs.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA6 Apr 2022
Is It a Cold or the Flu?
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Is It a Cold or the Flu?

You can determine whether you have a cold or the flu by evaluating your symptoms. You likely have the flu if you have a fever, aches, fatigue, and chills. You likely have a cold if you do not have a fever, but are sneezing and have mild fatigue.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021