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Coronavirus

What Do COVID-19 Antibody Results Mean?
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What Do COVID-19 Antibody Results Mean?

A positive antibody test result means you most likely previously had COVID-19 and a negative test result means you did not recently have COVID-19. Antibody tests should not be used to test if your vaccine worked.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA6 Apr 2022
When will the stay-at-home order end?
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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.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021
When will gyms, restaurants, and hair salons reopen? Timeline in 50 states
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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.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA12 Jul 2021
What is COVID-19 contact tracing & how does it work?
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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.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
Home Exercise: How to Stay Fit During Quarantine
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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.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021
When Will NYC Reopen? Red, Yellow & Orange Zones
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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

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Dec 2020
What Does Shortness of Breath Feel Like? A Lung Doctor Explains Coronavirus Symptoms
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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