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?
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?