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What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and the Emergency Room

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and the Emergency Room

Aug 14, 2020

As the name implies, the novel coronavirus is, well, new. This can leave people with a lot of questions, especially when it comes to seeking medical care. We’ve received a lot of questions about COVID-19 and going to the emergency room, so we’ve compiled them to give you the latest information all...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The College Student’s Guide to Avoiding COVID-19 on Campus

The College Student’s Guide to Avoiding COVID-19 on Campus

Aug 13, 2020

We know it’s challenging to be a college student right now. College is one of the most exciting times in your life, and the last thing you want to do is be quarantined at home. As the fall semester approaches, a lot of you are probably ready to leave home and be back with your friends. However, a...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
5 Things to Consider for In-Person vs. Online Learning

5 Things to Consider When Deciding Between In-Person vs. Online Learning This School Year

Aug 07, 2020

As the school year approaches, parents are deciding whether to send their children back to school or choose online, at-home learning this fall. We understand this isn’t an easy decision to make, and we know how important it is to make the best choice for your child’s well-being. That’s why we’ve...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Podcast | Helping Children Cope With COVID-19 Isolation

Inside Health Podcast: Caring for COVID-19

Aug 07, 2020

In this episode of the Inside Health Podcast, host Kevin Keys is joined by Dr. Bryan Pickett, ER Medical Director at CHI St. Joseph Health College Station Hospital. They’re discussing the latest information on how to deal with the symptoms of COVID-19, both for those in the hospital and people...

Inside Health Podcast
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

12 Common Symptoms of COVID-19 & What You Should Do Next

Jul 28, 2020

As researchers gather more information about COVID-19, the CDC has been able to pinpoint certain symptoms indicative of the virus. If you experience any of the following symptoms, schedule a televisit with your CHI St. Joseph and Texas A&M Health Network primary care physician for a quick...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Symptoms of COVID-19? Here’s How to Get Tested in Texas

Symptoms of COVID-19? Here’s How to Get Tested in Texas

Jul 27, 2020

If you suspect that you have COVID-19, we recommend that you call your primary care physician to explain your symptoms and find a location to go for testing. If you are having difficulty breathing or other life-threatening symptoms, please call 911 or visit a local emergency room, but call ahead to...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Understanding Cryotherapy and Other Pain-Relief Therapies

Jul 23, 2020

People who experience chronic pain are often looking for solutions, but there are so many therapies claiming to help that it can be overwhelming! From finding the right one to determining if its claims are legitimate, there’s a lot of information that goes into choosing the right therapy. We’re...

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Healthy Aging
General Health and Wellness
Your Step-By-Step Guide to Going to the ER During the Pandemic

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Going to the ER During the Pandemic

Jul 21, 2020

Across the nation, people are avoiding going to the emergency room, even for heart attacks, strokes, and surgical emergencies. This is leading to an increase in preventable death and lifelong disability. Here’s what you need to know about going to the ER during the COVID-19 pandemic. Is It Too...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Emergency Care

Here’s What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Tests

Jul 20, 2020

As more COVID-19 testing options become available, it can be confusing to figure out the purpose of each test and what your results mean. Read on to get a breakdown of what you need to know about three common types of testing. What You Can Expect From Each COVID-19 Test Molecular Test This...

General Health & Wellness

Natural Remedies to Take the Sting Out of Sunburns

Jul 20, 2020

While it’s important to regularly practice sun-safe behaviors and wear sunscreen to avoid sunburns, accidents happen sometimes. We know the stinging, dry skin can be uncomfortable, and you’re probably looking for a way to get it to stop. There are plenty of natural remedies that can provide relief...

General Health & Wellness