COVID-19

  • Celebrating the Holidays Safely to Remain Healthy

    posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people. Gatherings during the upcoming holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. This holiday season, consider how your holiday plans can be modified to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to keep your friends, families, and communities healthy and safe.

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  • Mask Up, Lather Up, Sleeve Up: Flu Season is Here

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 We have a challenging fall and winter ahead of us. In addition to the flu virus that circulates every year, we have the virus that causes COVID-19 ever present in our communities. Our healthcare system capacity may be overwhelmed. Yet there are simple measures we can all take to ease this burden.

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  • Tips for a Healthy “Return to Learn” this School Year

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Normally, August brings the excitement of “back to school” with kids eager to reunite with friends, meet new teachers, and shop for supplies. Yet this year is anything but normal. School administrators, health care professionals, and parents are all doing their part to keep kids healthy for their return to school.

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  • COVID-19 Anxiety & Coping with the Pandemic

    posted by Debra Brodersen on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 The unknown and unanswered questions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic cause anxiety and stress for many of us. We all respond to the stress of change differently; therefore, knowing yourself and when your level of anxiety and stress needs to be addressed is very important to your mental health.

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  • Universal Masking: Simple. Effective. Necessary.

    posted by DeeAnn Vaage on Thursday, July 23, 2020 Spencer Hospital's Infection Control Specialist, DeeAnn Vaage, discusses the effectiveness of universal masking and the use of cloth face coverings in public settings.

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