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Wearing a Mask Helps Fight the Spread of Coronavirus
The arrival of the novel coronavirus has introduced a cascade of concerns into modern-day society. At the forefront of these concerns is how to keep yourself safe while trying to navigate the new landscape of the world.
Maintaining Your Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
With the appearance of the novel coronavirus at the end of 2019, daily life began to change for many people around the globe. For some communities, these changes were gradual, but for others, they were more rapid. As the SARS-CoV-2 virus continued to spread, and the COVID-19 pandemic landed on our shores, it completely disrupted our daily routines. The current pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of life for many Americans, including access to medical care. Unfortunately, many Americans have become ill with a COVID-19 infection, and many more may become ill in the future.
Answers for Expectant Mothers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
I know this is a stressful time, when instead of focusing on this joyful time before the delivery of your baby, you may have concerns or fears related to the Coronavirus pandemic. Please be assured that the OB staff at LVMC are dedicated to providing you with the best support we can during this hard time.
COVID and Diabetes in Latinos
COVID-19/Coronavirus is a new and serious threat to everyone, including seniors, but especially Hispanic/Latino people with type 2 diabetes if their blood sugars are high.
Fortunately, all of us can take simple steps to reduce our risk of catching COVID-19 and, if someone with diabetes develops COVID-19, there are important, practical steps to take immediately.
This website includes information in Spanish and English on what Hispanic/Latino people with diabetes should know and do about COVID-19.
Visit www.LatinoDiabetes.net and share this resource with your firends and family.
Getting Your Household Ready for COVID-19
As the nation continues to learn more about the Coronavirus and its health-related impacts, the Centers for Disease Control is urging households to prepare for outbreaks in their own communities.
Tips on Social Distancing and Behavioral Health
Amid the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation and the declaration of a National Emergency, the public is being asked – and in some cases required – to practice a concept called “social distancing.”
For many, terms such as social distancing are new. COVID-19 response has also led to quarantine and isolation to limit the spread of the virus.
LVMC Community Update, January 29, 2021
This week our CEO, Steve Popkin updates the community on the state of the Comprehensive Care Center, some COVID-19 facts and commentary, and the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.
LVMC Community Update, January 22, 2021
This week our CEO updates the communiuty on the COVID-19 Vaccine, the number of new Covid cases in Santa Barbara County, and Hospital bed, and particularly ICU bed availability.
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