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  • COVID-19 is a disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2, which was identified in 2019.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Learn how to better protect yourself from COVID-19… COVID-19 Long COVID is a term for the wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems that occur after a COVID-19 infection. It may also be referred to as Post-COVID condition, long-haul COVID, and chronic COVID

  • COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 12 and Older

    Even though children aren’t as likely as adults to be infected with COVID-19, they can still catch it, get sick… are rare and mostly mild with symptoms resolving without intensive treatment. The chance of getting myocarditis is much higher if you get COVID-19. The COVID-19…

  • COVID-19

    Our COVID-19 health hub offers important information and resources to help you understand and manage your condition… flu. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best protection from getting very ill from COVID-19. COVID-19 Essential Information Coronavirus (COVID-19) Find out more about COVID-19 including symptoms, causes,…

  • COVID-19 Tests

    COVID-19 remains important in caring for yourself and protecting others… who should be tested, including: People who have symptomsof COVID-19. (This link is in draft mode) People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine who are prioritized for expanded community screeningfor COVID-19. People not fully vaccinated with COVID-19…

  • COVID-19 Boosters

    COVID-19 booster shots are highly recommended to protect against declining immunity… feel sick after receiving a booster? Will I have to show my COVID-19 vaccination card? Resources Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stay Up to Date with…

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

    Find out the answers to the most commonly asked questions for the new COVID-19 vaccine… should I get a COVID-19 vaccine? Adult clinical trials for the vaccines showed that they are all effective at preventing severe COVID-19 disease, hospitalizations, and death due to COVID-19. In…

  • 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

    care unit, or death. Because of this, the benefits of getting a COVID-19 vaccine far outweigh any known or potential risks. COVID-19 vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your pregnancy from these serious outcomes. The protection the COVID-19 vaccine…

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

    COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

    Though it isn't in the news as much as it was in the beginning, the COVID-19 pandemic is still not over. To help continue to fight the spread of the disease, COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for children as young as…

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

    On December 8, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the updated (Bivalent) COVID-19 vaccine to include children 6 months and older. The American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed the approval. The Academy believes it will help prevent COVID-19…

  • COVID-19 is a disease caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2, which was identified in 2019.

    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 (Coronavirus): Top 10 Tips From Your Family Doctor

    Family doctors offer the top 10 ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19… What we know about COVID-19 continues to change.  But there are important things we can do to protect ourselves and those around us. Wash your hands often with soap and…

  • Long COVID

    Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will recover within a week or even a few days. But for some,… Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will recover within a week or even a few days. But for some, the symptoms of the disease…

  • Handwashing and COVID-19

    Handwashing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of illnesses including COVID-19. Use soap and water or… Handwashing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the CDC, soap and friction help lift dirt, grease, and…

  • Debunking Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

    Misinformation on the COVID-19 vaccines is prevalent, and it can be difficult to know what's true and what's not. Here, family physicians bust the most common COVID-19 vaccine myths. Myth 1: You can delay routine vaccinations. Routine childhood and adult…

  • 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… One of the best ways to stay healthy is to wash your hands with soap and water. But if those aren’t available, hand sanitizer may…

  • A sick man sleeps on the couch next to a table with medication and a glass of water. These days, when you’re feeling under the weather with a fever, body aches, and other symptoms, you may wonder whether you have season influenza (flu) or COVID-19. The two share many similarities, but there are a few differences.

    Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

    COVID-19 and the flu have many symptoms in common. It can be tricky to know which you have. But there… 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 bad…

  • 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… For family doctors, talking about the importance of getting vaccinated is not a new thing. We’ve been counseling our patients on recommended immunizations for years. A variety of vaccines…