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10 Tips to Keep Your Summer Entertaining Safe During COVID-19

The summer season is officially underway and whether you spent the holiday weekend at home – again! – or widening your world in some way, chances are you’ll be trying to socialize sometime soon. COVID-19 social distancing guidelines have kept us largely at home. As infection rates decline, many are [...]

Do NOT Use a Mask With a Filtered Valve (It Can Spread COVID-19)

It’s easy to spot a mask that could put anyone who comes within 6 feet of the wearer at risk of COVID-19 exposure. Look for a little plastic valve. These are known as one-way valves, with the filter functional only in one direction. As you inhale, the incoming air is [...]

Is it Safe to Take a Summer Vacation, Even Fly?

Distancing, both physical and social, is the buzzword of the year and one Hartford HealthCare (HHC) experts want you to remember as the state reopens and you begin venturing out of your home this summer. The warmer months, when kids are traditionally of school, are a time when many people [...]

CDC’s COVID-19 Update Spares Pets, Downgrades Threat of Infected Surfaces

COVID-19 spreads more person-to-person than surface-to-person or animal-to-person, according to the latest update guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The person-to-person spread surprises no one, but the CDC has downgraded the risk of  touching a contaminated surface, then infecting yourself by touching your nose, eyes or mouth. [...]

Is it Safe to Use a Public Bathroom During COVID-19?

As the country reopens, state by state, is there public trust in public restrooms? Put it this way: At last check, New York’s subway system had one bathroom per 53,000 riders. In Connecticut, public restrooms remain closed at most state parks. Elsewhere, will people change their hygiene habits when in [...]

What to Watch, Medically, as the State Reopens

There are three measurements to watch as society begins to reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown and people start gathering again in churches, restaurants and parks, according to Dr. Ajay Kumar, chief clinical officer with Hartford HealthCare. The metrics, he said, are: The number of active cases. The number of people [...]

Coronavirus Video Resources

CT ASL News interviewed Dr. Virginia Bieluch, Dir. of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, about coronavirus.

Coping through COVID Podcasts

 

Staying healthy, both physically and emotionally, is a goal for us all. The Hartford HealthCare podcast series brings you experts in a variety of areas to talk about ways to maintain and improve your health. Listen to entire episodes or shorter excerpts to be part of the enlightening conversation.

 

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