Whenever you travel, even prior to the coronavirus, you run the risk of encountering new infections. Right now, that risk is heightened since there’s active transmission of COVID-19 in every state of Mexico, as well as most countries around the world.
Risky Decisions or Decisions with Risk? Living in the Murky Middle of COVID-19
It’s the beginning of September and the past six months have been a rollercoaster of fear, anxiety, awareness, learning, and most of all compromise. A season of new rules and then bending the rules.
Preparing for Caring for Someone at Home with COVID-19
San Miguel’s Covid-19 epidemic has had a very slow start -- a huge credit to the efforts of our whole community! At this point, however, we have entered a growth phase.
The main message here is that this is NOT the time to relax your precautions.
Wearing Masks Outside
Your Amazing Immune System
In our “new normal” world, we hear about antibodies, vaccines, and immunity almost every day, and if you’ve never studied immunology, all of this can be very confusing. Immune systems are complicated, and everyone is different, but anyone can understand the basic mechanisms our bodies use to keep us safe from infections.
Quarantine If You Might Be Sick w/Scenarios: Stay home if you might have been exposed to COVID-19
As cases increase, this is very important (scenario examples included at the end)
Quarantine is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others.
Our New Normal: Masking with Quality and Purpose!
As we shift gears now, from “urgency” mode to “new normal”, it’s useful to examine our new habits for ways to make them work for us in the longer term. Among our new habits is mask wearing. When we started wearing masks, we thought they were a short-term thing.
Community Alert #2 of 2
There has been recent information presented about Home Test Kits becoming available in SMA. It’s really important to understand that these Home Test Kits are for Antibody Testing and do not diagnose active disease COVID-19.
Community Alert #1 of 2
In recent days, people with signs and symptoms of COVID-19 have gone to private labs in SMA to get a Diagnostic Test for the disease and instead received an Antibody Test without knowing there was a difference.