The importance of wearing a mask to reduce the spread of COVID-19

Question:   Are masks really that important to wear? Wearing a mask to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is very important and I would like to take some time to explain why. Many studies have been done to understand this virus and how it spreads. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it [...]

By |2020-07-07T12:22:12-07:00July 8th, 2020|Information, Martha Shapiro's Column|0 Comments

Reduce stress by preparing ahead

Question:   I try to stay at home as much as possible, but I still worry. How should I prepare in case I do get sick? It is always a good idea to be prepared because we never know when a medical emergency may occur, even unrelated to COVID-19.  Preparing ahead of time will reduce your [...]

By |2020-07-07T12:22:54-07:00June 3rd, 2020|