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5 Boredom Busters That Don’t Require Leaving the House

Mar 29, 2020

As we do our part to help flatten the curve, staying at home may have some of us wondering how we can get creative with our time. If you think you’ve run out of options, you can bust boredom with these fun, creative activities. 1. Go Wild at the Zoo  Visit the zoo without leaving your house! The...

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How to Care for a Loved One With COVID-19

How to Care for a Loved One With COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020

If a loved one tests positive for COVID-19, you might be wondering what to do next and how to maintain your health. We have gathered 10 essential tips to help you stay safe while caring for others. If you begin to notice symptoms, you should self-isolate as well. People with COVID-19 can stop self...

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Getting Through COVID-19: How to Prepare and Take Care

Getting Through COVID-19: How to Prepare and Take Care

Mar 27, 2020

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect your community, you may be wondering how you can prepare for this time of staying at home. What supplies do you need? And how can you take care of your well-being? Here are a few helpful tips to consider. Start by Thinking 30 Days Ahead You’ll need a...

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Social Distancing When You Can’t Fully Quarantine for COVID-19

Social Distancing When You Can’t Fully Quarantine for COVID-19

Mar 26, 2020

Social distancing is important, as it can help slow the spread of disease and keep hospitals from becoming overwhelmed. However, maintaining six feet of distance from others can be difficult at times, especially if you’re a caregiver or work around people. Learn about steps you can take to slow the...

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What Does ‘Stay Home - Work Safe’ Mean?

Mar 24, 2020

Several areas in Texas, including Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Montgomery, and Galveston counties, have announced a Stay Home - Work Safe order, which has specific requirements for the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Learn how this affects your day-to-day life and how you can help our whole community...

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“Dining Out” at a Distance: 4 Helpful Tips

“Dining Out” at a Distance: 4 Helpful Tips

Mar 23, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many things about our daily lives have changed. With preventive measures encouraged by health and government officials alike, you’re probably spending most of your time at home and making more meals from scratch. But what if you want to take a break from...

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COVID-19 Testing in Greater Houston: Where to Go and What You Should Know

COVID-19 Testing in Greater Houston: Where to Go and What You Should Know

Mar 23, 2020

If you suspect that you have COVID-19, we recommend that you call your primary care physician to explain your symptoms and find a location to go for testing. If you are having difficulty breathing or other life-threatening symptoms, please call 911 or visit a local emergency room, but call ahead to...

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Getting Groceries (Without Getting Anything Else)

Mar 21, 2020

If you’re going to cook at home while practicing social distancing, you’ll need food to cook with. Fortunately, many Texas grocery stores have announced they plan on remaining stocked, eliminating the need for stockpiling. When you go to the store, take only what you need, and consider taking these...

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How Social Distancing Can Help Flatten the Curve

Mar 18, 2020

Whether you’ve been watching the news or checking social media, you might have heard of “flattening the curve” and “social distancing.” Both are relevant as the coronavirus continues to spread, but what exactly do they mean? Flattening the curve refers to slowing the spread of disease so it never...

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Infectious Diseases
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Coronavirus vs. Flu: The Key Differences

Mar 12, 2020

While COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, is going viral across news outlets and social media, it’s important to ensure that you are getting the facts. Another source of concern is the confusion between the coronavirus and the flu, and their similar symptoms may make it difficult to tell them...

General Health & Wellness
Infectious Diseases
Coronavirus (COVID-19)