• COVID-19 Healthy Tips

  • Frightfully Fun Ways to Safely Enjoy Halloween

    Halloween festivities are fun but during a pandemic they can be downright frightful. Consider incorporating these lower risk activities for everyone’s safety. If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or were exposed to someone with the coronavirus, avoid in-person Halloween activities or trick or treaters.

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    Safety Tips for Back To School

    This year, back-to-school prep requires more than shopping for supplies and uniforms. With COVID-19 still a threat, we’ve compiled a list of helpful tips from the Centers for Disease Control to help keep your little ones returning to school in-person healthy and safe.

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    Safety Tips for Enjoying Outside

    While the number of cases are down in NYC and statewide, COVID-19 is still a life threatening virus. If you’re heading out to enjoy the summer weather, we encourage you to do so safely by following these helpful tips.

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    Strengthening Your Immune System

    There are no shortcuts to a healthy immune system. No supplement, diet, or other lifestyle change besides social distancing and thorough hand washing can protect you from COVID-19. Although there is not a vaccine for the coronavirus, doing these tips can support a healthy, strong immune system.

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    Masks/Cloth Face Coverings Do’s & Don’ts

    Slow the Spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask or cloth face coverings every time you leave the house, especially in public settings where social distancing is difficult like in a train or grocery store.

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    Protecting the Elderly from COVID-19

    The elderly are among the most vulnerable to the coronavirus. And if there are pre-existing health conditions, COVID-19 is even more life threatening for seniors. There are things we can do to protect them from the spread and encourage optimal health. If an elderly person exhibits COVID-19 symptoms, please contact a doctor for testing.

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    De-stressing During the COVID-19 Outbreak

    The COVID-19 epidemic is a cause for great concern, creating deep anxiety across the globe. News headlines and our social media newsfeeds are a source of information, but also stress. De-stressing during these uncertain times is essential for your physical and mental health. Manage stress with these helpful tips. If you’re overwhelmed with stress you can call the NY State COVID-19 Emotional Support Helpline at 844.863.9314, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m., 7 days a week.

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    Commuting in NYC

    The COVID19 pandemic has made commuting in NYC significantly more challenging, and even dangerous. If you must commute by subway, bus or a car service, do so with these healthy tips in mind.

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    Staying Fit at Home

    Gym closed? Don’t let the coronavirus prevent you from staying active. Keep your fitness goals, even at home.

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    Proper Hand Washing

    Clean hands are a strong defense against contracting the coronavirus. If you can’t wash your hands, be sure to use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

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