With the spread of COVID-19 across the country, our nation’s supply of blood has become severely depleted. Many blood drives were cancelled when schools and businesses closed and the opportunity to donate while remaining socially distant remains challenging.
While we’ve been dealing with COVID-19 for most of this year, there are still a lot of questions when it comes to COVID-19 antibody testing. If you were recently ill but didn’t get tested for COVID-19, you may be wondering if you actually had the virus or not. Others who didn’t get sick or have…Details
According to a poll conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians, nearly one third of Americans have delayed health care during COVID-19. There can be many fears about coming into a hospital when you’ve been told to stay home and social distance. As restrictions gradually loosen and we embrace a new normal, some people…Details
With fear, worry, stress and uncertainty surrounding all of us during the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be hard to keep a positive attitude. Although our concern is justified, we must continue to hold on to hope and maintain an optimistic outlook. If you’re watching the news lately, you may be feeling that each day is…Details
Since the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic, we all have been confronted with significant stress. Stress is the body’s response to any demand either pleasant or unpleasant. It is important to recognize the stress we are all under and take the necessary actions to reduce it in this difficult time.
The signs and symptoms of COVID-19 as well as recommendations for social distancing are now well known. However, there is much worry that the continued spread of the virus can partially be attributed to individuals who may be showing no outward signs of illness, or are still in the incubation phase, and can therefore pass…Details
PORT JEFFERSON, NY ― Mather Hospital has established an emergency fund to help support hospital staff and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our healthcare team at Mather has come together as one to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and community. I would like to say we have overcome the worst of it, but…Details
If you’re feeling sick, don’t panic and run for the closest doctors office, urgent care center or emergency room. You might be just fine. Follow these three C’s and if your symptoms worsen, then it might be time to re-evaluate your need for professional medical care.
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with many unique challenges that we have never faced before. For many of us, some of those challenges include being told to practice social distancing and work from home. We’ve become more stagnant than normal now that gyms are closed and we only need to walk as far as…Details