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The infectious disease COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, may continue to spread in our community. We place some people on home quarantine in order to limit the spread of this virus to others in our community.
While convenient care, urgent care, virtual care and the ER aren’t meant to replace visits to your doctor, they are there when you need to see someone during off hours, weekends, or more quickly than going to your physician.
While some people who have recovered from COVID-19 may have developed antibodies, experts say the COVID-19 vaccine is still the best choice for protection against the virus, even after recovering from previous infection.
Winter doesn’t have to be a time of inactivity — and now is a good time to prepare yourself for the many challenges the season can bring. Here are seven tips, courtesy of BJC experts, to help keep you safe and healthy well into the new year.
“Thanksgiving is just one day; diabetes management is year-round,” says Diane Zych, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator on the BJC Community Health Improvement team. “People with diabetes can enjoy Thanksgiving just as much as people who don’t have diabetes.”
Protecting you and your family from COVID-19, the flu and common colds includes knowing when and where to seek appropriate medical treatment. BJC HealthCare is here for you with a parents’ guide to help you care for your family during this time.
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The vaccine we’ve been hearing about for most of the year is, of course, the COVID-19 vaccine. But the flu vaccine is also important right now.
Fall is finally in the air, Halloween is almost here and the winter holidays are just around the corner. Are you ready?
As COVID-19 restrictions are eased, some people are feeling nervous about returning to a pre-pandemic lifestyle. Here’s some expert advice to help you cope.
With the ups and downs and ongoing uncertainties of COVID-19, many of us are feeling stressed and overwhelmed. Most mental health care professionals would agree that stress and anxiety are typical responses during times of change and uncertainty, and it’s okay to feel this way.