Knowing when you should come to the ER for a COVID-19 test is essential. The frequency of ER visits is spiking as we break national records of new cases of the virus. That makes testing accessibility critical. Yes, COVID-19 tests are available at primary care and urgent care facilities; however, a doctor’s office is going to require an appointment. Urgent care facilities may offer only one type of COVID-19 testing and most do not do on site lab work. A test sample is collected and in 24-48 … [Read more...] about When Should You Come to the ER for a COVID-19 Test?
Should I Quarantine Before Flying?
As travel restrictions change daily, the big question is whether to quarantine before flying. In today's world, the word quarantine is used in almost all conversations, courtesy of COVID-19. As per CDC guidelines, quarantining is helping to protect the public by preventing exposure to others who have or may have a contagious disease. (CDC, 2020) Although different countries have adopted different COVID-19 quarantine rules for travelers, guidelines are primarily dependent on the number of … [Read more...] about Should I Quarantine Before Flying?