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24
Mar
2020

Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About COVID-19

With the global pandemic coronavirus, known as COVID-19, dominating news cycles and disrupting normal life, many are understandably worried about what the future may hold. There are still many unknowns about the novel (new) coronavirus, including when it is likely to peak in America; experts are saying it could be months before numbers of new cases begin to drop. The Read More >

13
Mar
2020

ConvenientMD Coronavirus Policy and Procedure

As per CDC guidelines, ConvenientMD is only performing COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing on those patients at high risk for COVID-19 infection and health care professionals. This is due to world-wide shortages of COVID-19 tests and personal protective equipment (PPE) required to obtain the sample. We are actively working to secure more COVID-19 tests and PPE in all ConvenientMD clinics. Please note Read More >

9
Mar
2020

Think You May Have a Stomach Bug? Here’s What to Do

With a season change into spring weather around the corner, we’re deep into the time of year when viruses tend to spread throughout our communities. Influenza gets a lot of attention this time of year, and for good reason—the flu is responsible for thousands of deaths annually in the United States alone. The “stomach flu,” medically called “gastroenteritis,” is also Read More >

1
Feb
2020

What You Need to Know About Strep Throat This Winter

Strep throat is easily spread, and a contagious bacterial infection responsible for causing pain and inflammation in the throat. If you find yourself waking up one morning with an especially sore throat, it may be more than the start of a cold or dryness in the air. Here’s what you need to know about strep throat, and what you can do if you think you’ve caught it.

28
Jan
2020

What You Need to Know About Novel Coronavirus from Wuhan, China

There has been much in the news in the past few weeks regarding an outbreak of illness in Wuhan, China, known as “novel coronavirus,” officially coined “2019-nCoV.” Thought to have originated at a “wet market” in Wuhan called The Huanan Seafood Market, the virus in question—which mirrors pneumonia in terms of symptoms—is responsible for over 900 infections and at least Read More >