Quick Questions: Can you get COVID-19 twice?

Quick Questions: Can you get COVID-19 twice?

Much more research is needed before reaching any scientific conclusions regarding immunity for COVID-19. It appears that it is unlikely...

Latest Developments: Airborne transmission

Latest Developments: Airborne transmission

COVID-19 has the potential to spread a few different ways: use the table below to understand these types of transmission:...

Information You Need: What is Herd Immunity, would it work for COVID-19, and what is the cost?

Information You Need: What is Herd Immunity, would it work for COVID-19, and what is the cost?

You may have heard about herd immunity in the news recently. Herd immunity is an important public health concept. It...

Information You Need: Duration x Viral Shedding Level x Contact Distance = Infection

Information You Need: Duration x Viral Shedding Level x Contact Distance = Infection

What do the terms duration and “distance” and “viral shedding level” mean? Viral shedding level – means the level of...

Information You Need: COVID-19 and Common Illness Symptom Comparison

Information You Need: COVID-19 and Common Illness Symptom Comparison

It can be difficult to understand the differences between COVID-19, allergies, cold, and flu symptoms. The chart below highlights the...

Pandemic Preparedness: What to expect if you are contacted by a contact tracer?

Pandemic Preparedness: What to expect if you are contacted by a contact tracer?

Universities, health departments, and health services are partnering with communities and counties to assist with contact tracing. Contact tracing efforts...

Take Caution During COVID-19: Possible long term effects

Take Caution During COVID-19: Possible long term effects

Scientists, researchers, and healthcare professionals are beginning to examine potential long term health complications that may be associated with COVID-19....

Information You Need: Where are we at with a vaccine?

Information You Need: Where are we at with a vaccine?

As of June, there are over 150 vaccine candidates undergoing research for their ability to prevent COVID-19. However, the timeline for completion...

Pandemic Preparedness: Contact Tracing

Pandemic Preparedness: Contact Tracing

What is Contact Tracing? Contact tracing is a way to monitor and alert those who have come into contact with...

Take Caution during COVID-19: Asymptomatic, Pre-symptomatic, and Symptomatic Cases

Take Caution during COVID-19: Asymptomatic, Pre-symptomatic, and Symptomatic Cases

COVID-19 is mainly spread by close contact (closer than 6 feet) with an infected individual, but there is growing evidence...