Wearing face masks when we leave our homes to go to a public place has become an important part of our everyday lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are some tips about different kinds of masks, how to wear them, clean them and dispose of them. There are also directions on how to make…
Whitney Young Health clinical staff have been working long hours under stressful conditions to continue to provide quality healthcare to our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to protect themselves and their patients, the providers must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times, including protective gloves and facemasks.
The constant wearing of…
By Tracy WaldronPractice Manager, Whitney Young Health Dental Department
Good dental hygiene might not be in the front of your mind in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that could change quickly if you lose a filling or develop a painful cavity and can’t get in to see a dentist.
By Dr. Deborah Vasquez Director of Pediatrics Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center The events of the past few weeks of been stressful on everyone. Families are separated, holiday plans and social events cancelled, and places of worship closed. However, there are ways to promote well-being while practicing social distancing. Maintain a routine Get a…
Reducing Stress and Anxiety during Times of Uncertainty and COVID-19
By Angela Doe, M.S., LMHC, CASAC-master, ICADC, HS-BCP Chief Behavioral Health OfficerWhitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center
Across our nation and the globe, individuals are being asked to stay inside and away from crowds to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus….