COVID College

College in the Age of COVID_19

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, more than 3 in 4 U.S. colleges and universities are planning to bring some or all of their students back to campus this fall. All of these colleges have developed safety measures and precautions to help protect students, faculty, and staff from COVID-19. While these guidelines are designed to … Continued

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Vaccines

National Immunization Awareness Month

When was the last time you checked to see if your immune system is up to date? This August, National Immunization Awareness Month raises awareness and encourages everyone to make sure they are current on the necessary vaccinations for potentially harmful diseases. Many diseases can be easily prevented by administering vaccines, and thus, protecting you … Continued

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COVID-19 Tests for Kids

Preparing Your Child for a COVID-19 Test

By now, children are quite familiar with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the importance of social distancing, hand washing, and wearing a mask. They’ve probably become more accustomed to new routines and seeing others in masks as well. While you’ve done everything by the book, what happens when your child starts showing signs of the … Continued

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Summer Rashes

5 Common Summer Rashes

In the summer months, many people enjoy the warmer weather by spending more time outside. This means there are several skin rashes to watch out for. Here are five common rashes to be aware of so you and your family can have a safe and healthy summer.   POISON IVY, POISON OAK, POISON SUMAC Contact with … Continued

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EElecsys® Anti-SARS-CoV-2

Roche’s COVID-19 Antibody Test Is Here!

The Roche antibody test helps determine if a patient has been exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and if the patient has developed antibodies against SARS-CoV2. Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody test accurately identifies COVID-19 antibodies in the blood 100% of the time, 14 days post-infection. The test is uniquely designed to identify mature antibodies developed late in the … Continued

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Keeping your mind healthy and active

Tips For Keeping Your Mind Healthy And Active In The Time Of The Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has brought sweeping changes to many of our daily routines and social interactions. It’s important to remember that the emotions you feel during this time are normal, and it’s OK to have them. It can also be valuable to work towards a plan, centered around self-care, that will allow you to address … Continued

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Antibody Test

Could a simple blood test for COVID-19 antibodies help reopen the economy?

With a White House increasingly anxious to get the economy in gear and an approved vaccine for the novel coronavirus still months away at best, public health officials are hoping that tens of millions of Americans will have access to a simple blood test that can identify recovered patients who’ve developed some kind of immune response to the virus. The … Continued

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Antibody Testing

How Antibody Testing Can Help Us Fight COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved the first antibody test for COVID-19 on Thursday. The approval comes as a number of academic laboratories and medical companies are developing blood tests to help identify people who have contracted SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. These tests could potentially identify those with immunity to the … Continued

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