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Should You Wear a Mask When Exercising Outdoors?

Should You Wear a Mask When Exercising Outdoors?

Jun 04, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic remains a major public health concern, people are looking for ways to prevent the spread and return to some of their typical activities safely. While there’s a decreased risk of catching the virus that causes COVID-19 outdoors, due to the larger area for virus particles to...

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How Employers Can Safely Reopen Offices: COVID-19 Precautions

How Employers Can Safely Reopen Offices: COVID-19 Precautions

Jun 02, 2020

As Texas reopens, “non-essential” businesses get the go-ahead to open their doors again. But the pandemic isn’t over just yet. How can employers protect their employees from contracting and spreading COVID-19 in the office? We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide with four printable posters for the...

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How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Daycare

How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Daycare

Jun 02, 2020

As more businesses and offices open back up around Texas, parents with young children may be concerned about whether it’s safe to bring their kids to daycare. While nothing is completely risk-free, childcare facilities around the state are adopting new protocols and undergoing additional training...

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Understanding the Link Between COVID-19 and Diabetes

Understanding the Link Between COVID-19 and Diabetes

Jun 01, 2020

As COVID-19 remains a public health concern, many people with chronic conditions may be wondering how this virus can impact their health, including those with diabetes. Discover how the virus caused by COVID-19 can potentially create severe symptoms in patients with unregulated blood sugar and...

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We All Play a Role in Safely Reopening Texas

May 27, 2020

Texas is slowly reopening, but the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Truth is, reopening only works if we do it safely. And each of us plays an important role in limiting the spread of the virus and protecting our community, especially the most vulnerable. So we spoke with Dr. Ricardo Lemos, CHI...

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How to Stay Safe as Salons and Gyms Get Back in Business

How to Stay Safe as Salons and Gyms Get Back in Business

May 22, 2020

In an executive order issued on May 6, Texas Governor Greg Abbott expanded the openings of several businesses and activities to further restart the economy during the pandemic. As part of this most recent order, gyms and salons are allowed to open as early as May 18th. But did you know these...

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Working Through It: 3 Safety Tips for Going Back to Work

Working Through It: 3 Safety Tips for Going Back to Work

May 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people are looking for ways to get back to work and stay safe while doing so. Here are some of our guidelines for protecting yourself and your fellow employees while interacting at work. Create a Plan for Returning to Work Safely Depending on your industry,...

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The Inside Health Podcast

The Inside Health Podcast | The Potential Benefits of a COVID-19 Vaccine

May 12, 2020

In this episode of the Inside Health Podcast, Kevin Keys is joined by Dr. Kia Parsi, Chief Medical Officer for CHI St. Joseph Health, and Dr. Gabriel Neal, Director of Texas A&M Family Care. They discuss a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and how it could benefit the community and healthcare...

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Staying Safe in Public: 5 COVID-19 Tips You Can't Miss

Staying Safe in Public: 5 COVID-19 Tips You Can't Miss

May 11, 2020

There are things we can all do to help contain the spread of COVID-19. If you plan on leaving your house, be sure to take these five essential pieces of advice with you. 1. Wear a Mask Many cases of the virus caused by COVID-19 are asymptomatic, so wearing a mask in public can prevent the spread of...

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3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Nurses Week

3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Nurses Week

May 08, 2020

Nurses Week is more important than ever this year. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the World Health Organization has declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse. And with so many of our brave healthcare professionals working tirelessly due to the strain...

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