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Supporting the Seriously Ill at Home During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic places those with advanced or serious illness at great risk, resulting in the need for closer monitoring at a time when regular home visits are not possible. Organizations like Turn-Key Health have successfully altered their care models to expertly assess high risk patients and provide much needed COVID-19-specific education and social connection.

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Do Not Let Life-Threatening Ailments Go Unchecked During the Pandemic

Emergency departments have seen fewer stroke and heart attack patients since the onset of COVID-19, but older adults with symptoms should not delay care for symptoms of these conditions.

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Self-Care During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Self-care is more important now than ever, particularly if you have one or more chronic conditions.

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Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) and COVID-19: An Interview with Experts

Hydroxychloroquine has been the focus of widespread questions regarding its potential use as a treatment for COVID-19. Two experts weigh in on the drug, the urgent need for accurate information, and the effects of increased demand for it despite inconclusive results from clinical trials.

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Make Food Safety a Priority

Whether you are a home cook, a recipient of a pre-made covered dish on your doorstep, or a caregiver preparing food for your loved one, it’s a great time to remember basic food safety practices.

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The Alarming Inequities of COVID-19

As we continue to confront COVID-19, every day brings new data—sometimes alarming and sometimes hopeful—about the coronavirus. Falling squarely into the alarming category is the first federal report by the CDC that breaks down hospitalization data by gender, race, and ethnicity.

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Streamlining Our Small But Mighty Food Pantry

We usually have multiple events a day taking place at the Borderlands Rainbow Center: support groups, social events, a busy food pantry, and services for people who are deaf and hard of hearing. But COVID-19 changed all that. Here’s how we’re adapting.

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