COVID-19

Information relating to novel corona virus and COVID-19

  • Keeping kids COVID safe at summer camp

    Keeping kids COVID safe at summer camp

    The CDC just released new guidelines for camps and parents to keep children safe during the pandemic.

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  • How to Prepare Your Return to the Office

    How to Prepare Your Return to the Office

    After more than a year of working from home, companies are preparing to return to the office. Dr. Humaira Siddiqi said, though, it will be an adjustment to get back in the workspace.

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  • Myths and facts about COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy

    Myths and facts about COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy

    Getting to the truth is important because women who are pregnant and sick with COVID-19 are more likely than other women to die, be hospitalized or be put on ventilators.

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  • Stay Cautious Even After Full Vaccination, Expert Says

    Stay Cautious Even After Full Vaccination, Expert Says

    Even as new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention permit gathering among those who’ve been fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, one expert warns to stay cautious.

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  • Working from home? Here are tips to ease neck and back pain

    Working from home? Here are tips to ease neck and back pain

    Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic physical therapist Sebastian Cohen shares tips with 7 On Your Side to make life a little less painful.

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  • How to Help Your Children Adjust Back to In-Person Learning

    How to Help Your Children Adjust Back to In-Person Learning

    Children and teenagers are headed back to the classroom after months of learning from home. Here are the best ways to support them through the transition.

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  • Telemedicine is here to stay. Here's how it's improving following the pandemic boom.

    Telemedicine is here to stay. Here's how it's improving following the pandemic boom.

    After seeing big spikes in virtual visits in 2020, providers are evaluating what investments and policies are needed to help cement telemedicine as a permanent part of the health care delivery system.

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  • Is your posture causing issues as you work from home during the pandemic?

    Is your posture causing issues as you work from home during the pandemic?

    The combination of less-than-perfect posture practices and more sedentary work-from-home conditions is prompting more people than usual to seek help, according to a Maryland physical therapist.

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  • 7 On Your Side examines side effects of COVID vaccine, what to expect when you get it

    7 On Your Side examines side effects of COVID vaccine, what to expect when you get it

    You won’t get COVID-19 from the vaccine, but there’s a chance you will feel sick after the injection.

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  • Pandemic insomnia could be 'gateway complaint' that leads to substance abuse

    Pandemic insomnia could be 'gateway complaint' that leads to substance abuse

    Disruption in our daily lives can often impact how we sleep at night. Recently, there’s arguably been no greater disruption than the pandemic.

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  • D.C.-area health leaders lay out how employers can help with vaccine rollout

    D.C.-area health leaders lay out how employers can help with vaccine rollout

    Covid-19 vaccine distribution is creating complications and confusion across the region, but D.C.-area health care leaders and industry veterans say the local business community can help.

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  • COVID-19 Variants Spark Debate Over Double-Masking

    COVID-19 Variants Spark Debate Over Double-Masking

    Some experts say that wearing two masks may be more effective against the coronavirus.

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  • How To Book a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment in DC, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia

    How To Book a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment in DC, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia

    Navigating the process can be complicated and usually means visiting several websites, with each requiring its own registration.

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  • DC leaders, medical experts urge communities of color to get COVID-19 vaccine

    DC leaders, medical experts urge communities of color to get COVID-19 vaccine

    A group of D.C. government leaders and medical experts took part in an online forum to further encourage people of color to get the COVID-19 vaccine and to dispel any myths about its safety.

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  • Addicted In America: Crisis within a pandemic

    Addicted In America: Crisis within a pandemic

    According to the CDC, more than 81,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States from May 2019 to May 2020. That is the highest recorded number in a year’s span.

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  • Doctors Weigh the Risk of Winter Activities During Pandemic

    Doctors Weigh the Risk of Winter Activities During Pandemic

    The coronavirus pandemic rages on with new questions about what's safe and what to avoid. News$ asked three local doctors to weigh in on the risks, and there's on thing on which they all agree.

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  • The Riskiest Activities for Catching COVID-19

    The Riskiest Activities for Catching COVID-19

    From shopping to indoor dining and travel, local health experts weigh in on what you can do and what to skip.

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  • The Next Normal

    The Next Normal

    Instead of focusing on a return to “business as usual,” employers should consider how the workforce must change for good

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  • El Tiempo Latino December 11 2020

    El Tiempo Latino December 11 2020

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    El Tiempo Latino December 4 2020

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