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There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays — As Long As It’s Safe from COVID-19

By |2021-03-25T01:53:01-04:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Remember last holiday season when all you had to worry about was political talk at the table? Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and burnout from all the restrictions, it’s easy to use the holidays as an excuse to turn a blind eye to the rules and pretend for one day that the virus is [...]

10 Things to Think About Before Moving a Parent Into Assisted Living During COVID-19

By |2020-12-16T11:44:53-05:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus|Tags: , , |

Deciding whether to move a parent into assisted living is difficult in the best of times—deciding during a pandemic is even more difficult. The seemingly obvious choice is to keep your parent at home or living with family. But home can pose risks for seniors too, especially if they: [...]

Recovering From Home: A Pulmonologist’s Experience with COVID-19

By |2021-04-13T12:48:31-04:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus|Tags: , , |

Physicians, nurses, and other team members on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis experienced a wide range of emotions during the experience, which seemed surreal for many – especially for caregivers who themselves became infected with the virus. With an early cluster of cases at CentraState, physician leaders [...]

Move It or Lose It: Screening for Function After Quarantine

By |2021-04-13T12:46:14-04:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

The coronavirus pandemic has changed us in many ways, including how our bodies function. Whether you’ve spent months quarantining to help flatten the curve or you’ve isolated to recover from COVID-19, it has limited our ability to move. Muscle strength decreases 1-3% per day for each day of inactivity [...]

Good Neighbors: Community Support Lifted Spirits, Bolstered Defenses

By |2021-08-09T10:13:46-04:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus|Tags: , , |

When faced with the fear and unknown of the novel coronavirus this spring, the community stepped up in the most heroic of ways—with everyone playing a role in the fight against COVID-19. Through the CentraState Healthcare Foundation, businesses and organizations donated personal protective equipment (PPE), while local community members [...]

Coronavirus Q & A

By |2020-08-14T08:47:52-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus|Tags: , |

As concerns over coronavirus rise, you may be wondering exactly what it is, how you can protect yourself and what to be on the lookout for. Robert Pedowitz, DO, from Family Practice of CentraState helps answer what we know to date: What is a novel coronavirus? A novel coronavirus [...]

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