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Summer Reflections on Staying Safe

Summer Reflections on Staying Safe

By Dorothea Vafiadis, MS. This article originally appeared on the NCOA blog The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. Here is the latest advice from public health experts about the best way to protect yourself and to reduce the spread...
Stay Connected While Social Distancing

Stay Connected While Social Distancing

by Roslyn Daniels. This article originally appeared on Black Health Matters. People all over the world, including Americans, are practicing social distancing during this coronavirus pandemic. We’re sheltering at home, leaving only when necessary to replenish essential...
Self-Care During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Self-Care During the Covid-19 Outbreak

By Michelle Fritsch, PharmD, BCGP, BCACP, and Kathleen Cameron, BS Pharm, MPH. This article originally appeared on the National Council on Aging (NCOA) blog. As we’re all navigating a lot of uncertainty, upsetting news, isolation, and grief, all of the self-care...
Rural Communities Step Up to Help Their Hospitals

Rural Communities Step Up to Help Their Hospitals

by Diane Eastabrook. This article originally appeared on Next Avenue. In the DC Comics town of Metropolis, the townsfolk had Superman to protect them from villains like Lex Luthor, Brainiac and Darkseid. But in real-life Metropolis, Ill. (pop. 6,133), there is no...