If you wear glasses, use hearing aids, and during this COVID-19 pandemic, also wear a mask, this piece is for you! This is longer than the normal one from me, but it is highly informative and I urge you to read it through to make the day easier when combining all three of the aforementioned articles.
Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work Copied directly from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/effectiveness.html Updated Dec. 13, 2020, 05:00 PMLanguagesPrint FacebookTwitterLinkedInSyndicate Before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determines whether to approve a vaccine or authorize a vaccine for emergency use, clinical trials are conducted to determine how well it works. This is known as effectiveness. After FDA approves a vaccine or authorizes … Continue reading Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work
8 Things to KnowUpdated Dec. 13, 2020LanguagesPrint Now that there is an authorized and recommended vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, here are 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.More Information for Healthcare Professionals Healthcare Professionals The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority. … Continue reading 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines
Spokane County has the second highest total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, second only to King County.
How CDC Is Making COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations From: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations-process.html Updated Dec. 3, 2020LanguagesPrint FacebookTwitterLinkedInSyndicate If the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizes or approves a COVID-19 vaccine, ACIP will quickly hold a public meeting to review all available data about that vaccine (sign up to receive email updates whenever ACIP’s Meeting Information is updated). From these data, … Continue reading How CDC Is Making COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations
Older adults and people who have certain underlying conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 illness.
Are you feeling less confident about making decisions for your senior loved one since the start of the coronavirus pandemic? If so, you are not alone. The AARP reported as far back as the beginning of April the rising concerns and anxieties swirling around nursing homes and assisted living. The virus is more dangerous to seniors, and that can make even seemingly little things, like doctor’s appointments, concerning events.
The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Learn how COVID-19 spreads and practice these actions to help prevent the spread of this illness.
There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19 infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, here are a few other ways you can keep your family healthy and help prevent the spread of viruses, including:Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Stay away from others who are sick or keep them home if they are ill. Cough and sneeze into your arm or elbow or tissue, not your hands. Clean and disinfect household objects and surfaces in your home.
Coronavirus-how to protect yourself and what to do if you are sick.