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  • COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

    If you are the parent of a child from 6 months through 5 years of age, you should talk to… =…

  • A doctor vaccinates a pregnant woman in a clinical setting.

    COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: COVID-19, Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Breastfeeding: Answers from Ob-Gyns Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19

  • A gloved doctor is poised to give a toddler a shot in the arm.

    COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

    child, talk to your family physician. Things to consider Everyone 6 years and older should get 1 updated Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of whether they’ve received any original COVID-19 vaccines. Learn More at Stay Up to Date with COVID

  • COVID Vaccines for Young Children: What Parents Need to Know

    are at a lower risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, they can still: Become infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 Get very sick from COVID-19 Have both short- and long-term health complications from COVID-19 Spread COVID-19 to

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    COVID-19 is highly contagious and does not yet have an approved vaccine. Symptoms may include a cough, a fever, and… COVID-19 is a disease caused by a coronavirus call SARS-CoV-2. Coronaviruses, which infect people and some animals, spread through respiratory droplets from coughing, sneezing,…

  • COVID-19 Tests

    There are two types of diagnostic COVID-19 tests. If you think you have COVID-19, you should contact your doctor to… or that you have had COVID-19 recently. But a positive antibody test could mean that you were infected with a different coronavirus in the past…

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Top 10 Tips From Your Family Doctor

    Family doctors offer the top 10 ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19… the Facts About COVID-19 Handwashing and COVID-19 Hand Sanitizers and COVID-19 Additional Resources Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Steps to Prevent Getting Sick Centers for Disease Control…

  • Debunking Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

    the COVID-19 vaccinations authorized for use in the United States. Myth 8: A COVID-19 vaccine can make me sick with COVID-19. Because none of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines in the United States contain the live virus that causes COVID-19, the

  • Handwashing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Handwashing remains one of the best ways to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). It's common sense and it… and fingers against germs. Do not leave hand sanitizer unattended around small children. Drinking it is poisonous. Read More from Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Know the…

  • Hand Sanitizers and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    One of the best ways to keep yourself safe from getting COVID-19 is to wash your hands with soap and… of all germs on your hands. And you shouldn’t use sanitizers if your hands are greasy or dirty. There is no substitute for washing with…

  • Unsure About the COVID-19 Vaccine? Talk to Your Family Doctor

    Dr. Jennifer Hanna

    Your family doctor can provide trustworthy information about the COVID-19 vaccine and other recommended immunizations… pleasure of caring for an older adult named Lisa (not her real name). She told me she had concerns about getting the COVID-19 vaccine. When a patient shares a concern…

  • Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

    If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,… If you find yourself feeling under the weather with a fever, body aches, and other symptoms, you may wonder what’s making you feel so…

  • An elderly woman and doctor sit at a table and look at a tablet.

    At high risk for COVID-19? Create a plan

    You are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19 if you are 50 years and older OR if you have some high-risk conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, and asthma. Protect yourself by creating a plan to prepare for unexpected illness

  • I Tested Positive for COVID-19. Now What?

    If you have—or suspect that you have—COVID-19, you should follow the CDC’s recommendations for isolation to stop the spread of… COVID-19, the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, is extremely contagious. If you test positive for COVID-19, or suspect that you have it, it…

  • Integrating Back to Work After COVID-19

    So much has changed due to COVID-19. You may wonder what to expect when you go back to work. But… Working remotely became more common during the pandemic. But if you have to be in-person, you may be worried about how you can stay…

  • Which Vaccinations Do I Really Need?

    Dr. Amra Resic

    Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is a priority, but it’s still important to get all of the vaccinations your family doctor… I like to talk through the benefits and potential risks of vaccines with my patients. These conversations help them feel more confident about getting…

  • Managing Your Vaccine Schedule

    If you or your child missed vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to catch up. Vaccines… If you or your child missed vaccines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to make sure your vaccine schedule is…

  • Delta Variant: What You Need to Know

    COVID-19 is a serious health crisis in U.S. communities and across the globe. Since it was first identified in late 2019, COVID-19, which is caused by the coronavirus, has evolved into more powerful strains. This includes the powerful Delta variant. The