Posts Tagged ‘disease’

What do you need to know about COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by an unknown virus. Symptoms include fever, coughing, a sore throat, and shortness of breath. The virus can spread from person to person. There is no treatment for COVID-19. Find out who is at risk and what you should do if you think you have COVID-19. COVID-19 is a…

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How to deal with Stress and Anxiety during COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 may lead to stress and anxiety for some of us. Feeling overwhelmed by powerful emotions during times like these is understandable. Coping with distress and fear healthily will help ensure that you, your loved ones and everyone in our communities stay resilient during this time. Check in with family, friends, neighbors,…

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Importance of Immunization

Early education and child care settings present unique challenges for infection control due to the highly vulnerable population, close interpersonal contact, shared toys and other objects, and limited ability of young children to understand or practice good respiratory etiquette and hand hygiene. Routine immunizations at the appropriate age are the best means of protecting children…

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