The Covid-19 Pandemic has resulted in an era of social distancing, self-care and other practices, the like of which has never been seen in our life time. Although it is stressful, we are doing our best to ensure that you have resources and support available during these trying times.
Provided below is information pertinent to Covid 19, including best practices, testing center locations, the Center for Disease (CDC) Youtube channel and other resources to keep you up-to-date on this novel virus.
Be strong and stay safe, with best wishes from all the staff at Wellness Center West.
CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services.
CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.
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The flu or influenza is a serious disease. It’s more than just a runny nose and sore throat. The flu can make you very sick and cause you to go to the hospital or even lead to death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months and older get the flu vaccine (flu shot). You can protect yourself and those around you by getting a flu shot.
The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. You're welcome to link to or embed these videos, forward them to others and share these ideas with people you know.
Vaccine development and testing are proceeding rapidly in the U.S. and are beginning to receive vaccines approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use and for distribution throughout the population, first in limited amounts to carefully selected high risk groups and later to more and more people until everyone has access to the vaccine in what is called a "phased approach" to vaccine distribution.
A COVID-19 vaccine is a very important tool to help end the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit https://covid19.ca.gov/vaccines/ for information on the State’s plan for distribution in California.
Learn about the impact of the coronavirus on hospitals and see just how quickly the virus can spread in this short video!
Click here to find testing locations in your area.
What are to symptoms of Coronavirus? Who is at higher risk? What should you do if you have elderly neighbors? Get information on all this and more by clicking here
Now more than ever it's important to practice self-care during these stressfull times. Check out these tips on restoring balance to your life.
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