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Dec 21, 2020

Everything you ever wanted to know about telehealth (but were too afraid to ask)

Telehealth appointments are required for a COVID-19 test at MedHelp, but did you know telehealth is helpful for other types of medical care too?
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Dec 10, 2020

Christmas Q&A

Wondering if Santa’s at risk of getting COVID-19 as he delivers presents this year? We’ve got answers to some of your most pressing questions about celebrating…
woman confused about the difference between flu and covid19
Nov 23, 2020

COVID-19 vs. Flu: What's the difference?

Flu season is coming and COVID-19 is already here. Do you know how to tell the difference between the two illnesses if you get sick?
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Nov 19, 2020

This Year's Flu Data is a Head Scratcher

Dr. Jordan Vaughn spoke with ABC 33/40 news reporter Andrew Donley about this year’s flu season. The data may surprise you.
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Nov 16, 2020

Don't Invite COVID to Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Making plans for Thanksgiving this year? You might be surprised to learn that you can still enjoy many of the things you love most about Thanksgiving, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
children playing with a ball outside on a sunny day back to school after covid-19
Nov 02, 2020

4 COVID-19 Questions: What should we do about children and schools?

How does COVID-19 affect our kids? Is it dangerous to send them back to school? In this week's COVID-19 question, we're looking at what the data says about children and schools.
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Oct 28, 2020

4 COVID-19 Questions: What about herd immunity? Can cross-reactive immunity help?

How can we get to herd immunity with COVID-19? In this week's COVID-19 question, we're taking a look at herd immunity and cross-reactive immunity.
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Oct 26, 2020

Keep Your Halloween Party from Going Viral

Should you cancel your Halloween festivities due to the COVID-19 pandemic? We’re here to help you celebrate Halloween safely in 2020.
woman with headache feeling sick taking her temperature wonders if she has been exposed to covid-19
Oct 19, 2020

4 COVID-19 Questions: I've been exposed to COVID-19. What should I do?

How do you know if you've been exposed to COVID-19? When do you need to be concerned? And what should you do next? This week's COVID-19 question is all about exposure.
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Oct 12, 2020

Should I get a flu shot in 2020?

It’s always important to get your flu shot each year, but in 2020 it’s more important than ever. The reasons may surprise you.
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