Information You Need: Is Hydroxychloroquine effective against COVID-19?

Information You Need: Is Hydroxychloroquine effective against COVID-19?

Scientific studies have found that there are not any notable preventative or treatment benefits for hydroxychloroquine use against the SARS-CoV-2...

Information You Need: I think I may have COVID-19, but why should I get tested?

Information You Need: I think I may have COVID-19, but why should I get tested?

If you believe that you have COVID-19, you may wonder why getting tested is even necessary. Here are some reasons...

Information You Need: Testing Purpose & Tests Available

Information You Need: Testing Purpose & Tests Available

What is the main purpose of a diagnostic test? There is more on this topic coming soon, but receiving a...

Information You Need: CDC Updated Close Contact Definition

Information You Need: CDC Updated Close Contact Definition

The CDC recently updated their definition for a “close contact”. Current guidance is as follows: “someone who spent 15 minutes...

Information You Need: Vaccine Update

Information You Need: Vaccine Update

Two vaccine candidates created by Pfizer and Moderna have completed their phase three trials during November. Although results from these trials are...

Quick Question: Are there any benefits for the flu shot and COVID?

Quick Question: Are there any benefits for the flu shot and COVID?

Yes, absolutely! Receiving a flu shot helps with two important goals: (1) it reduces your risk of catching the flu,...

Quick Question: Is someone contagious after their isolation period ends?

Quick Question: Is someone contagious after their isolation period ends?

Most COVID-19 patients with symptoms are considered no longer infectious when they are 10 days past first symptoms AND have...

Information You Need: Children’s MMR Vaccine and COVID-19

Information You Need: Children’s MMR Vaccine and COVID-19

It is now more important than ever to receive your regular vaccines!  Research is demonstrating that existing vaccines may help...

Quick Question: Can Pets Get COVID-19?

Quick Question: Can Pets Get COVID-19?

The answer is that yes, pets can get COVID-19 but rarely. There have been a few reports of pets, including...

Information You Need: COVID-19 Vaccine Myth-busters

Information You Need: COVID-19 Vaccine Myth-busters

After receiving community feedback, it was clear that many of you wanted to know more about vaccines and immunity surrounding...