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.
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.Read
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.Read
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.Read
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.Read