COVID-19

Information relating to novel corona virus and COVID-19

  • 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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  • Even with COVID-19 vaccine, still need to ‘exercise caution’ when visiting elderly

    Even with COVID-19 vaccine, still need to ‘exercise caution’ when visiting elderly

    We still have to exercise caution when we’re visiting elderly relatives or grandparents,” said Dr. Mona Gahunia, an infectious disease doctor leading the Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 vaccination plans.

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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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  • Coping with increased alcohol consumption before it becomes a pandemic-related problem

    Coping with increased alcohol consumption before it becomes a pandemic-related problem

    Mental health experts at Kaiser Permanente have noticed increased alcohol use for several reasons related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • I Tried a Brain-Training Program During Quarantine. Did It Work?

    I Tried a Brain-Training Program During Quarantine. Did It Work?

    The goal: Improve cognitive functioning and reduce stress.

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  • How should Americans celebrate Thanksgiving while COVID-19 lingers? Dr. Fauci weighs in.

    How should Americans celebrate Thanksgiving while COVID-19 lingers? Dr. Fauci weighs in.

    Dr. Mona Gahunia, infectious disease physician with Kaiser Permanente Mid Atlantic says there should be a limit of 10 of people inside your home, though that does not guarantee safety.

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  • ‘It will be challenging’ to avoid winter COVID restrictions as Maryland's 7-day average of new cases rises for a third week

    ‘It will be challenging’ to avoid winter COVID restrictions as Maryland's 7-day average of new cases rises for a third week

    Maryland has also reported five straight days of no COVID-19 related deaths, the longest streak since March.

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  • 5 local companies thriving during the pandemic

    5 local companies thriving during the pandemic

    Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has only picked up speed during the pandemic, as it evolves both its physical footprint and role in the region.

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  • How chores in the middle of the day could help kids improve concentration for virtual learning

    How chores in the middle of the day could help kids improve concentration for virtual learning

    If a child had challenges with focus before the pandemic, virtual learning may be exacerbating it. But if concentration issues appear to be new, parents may need to restructure their child’s day.

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  • Doctors share ways to stay physically, mentally healthy during holiday season amid COVID

    Doctors share ways to stay physically, mentally healthy during holiday season amid COVID

    The pandemic is pushing pause on many traditions. Dr. Amy Bowers and Dr. Mona Gahunia spoke with ABC7 News about ways to celebrate while staying physically and mentally healthy.

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  • Experta pide a las personas no tener miedo de salir a vacunarse contra la influenza pese al impacto del COVID-19

    Experta pide a las personas no tener miedo de salir a vacunarse contra la influenza pese al impacto del COVID-19

    Aunque la pandemia del coronavirus sigue causando estragos, esta época del año también abre las puertas a otro fuerte padecimiento en Estados Unidos: la influenza.

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  • Virtual dance parties help some improve health and wellness during pandemic

    Virtual dance parties help some improve health and wellness during pandemic

    Dance parties are part of Kaiser Permanente’s “Thriving After 60” program of events, workshops and classes.

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  • 'We're not panicking': Top cardiologist says new COVID study shouldn't cause alarm

    'We're not panicking': Top cardiologist says new COVID study shouldn't cause alarm

    Dr. Ameya Kulkarni told ABC7 News being in the COVID crisis for this length of time means things aren’t as scary and unknown as they once were.

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