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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
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?
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
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
How To Tell People You Have COVID-19?
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How To Tell People You Have COVID-19?

A text or a call may be the best way to break the news and educate people on how to prevent further spread. In this guide, we will provide you with a framework to communicate to your loved ones if you suspect you might have COVID-19, whether it is a friend, a family, or a partner of yours.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA6 Oct 2021
Where To Get a Rapid COVID-19 Test in Houston, Texas?
Public Health

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
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
Are You Washing Your Hands Properly?
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Are You Washing Your Hands Properly?

Only 5% of people wash their hands long enough to kill germs after they go to the bathroom. Read more to learn how to properly wash your hands.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso14 Aug 2021