Category: Coronavirus

Patient trying to smell an orange

June 14, 2022

Still Can’t Taste or Smell Since COVID-19? It May Take Time to Recover

Doctors are working on preventing and treating the disruption of these senses.


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Child giving doctor a high-five

May 20, 2022

FAQ: COVID-19 Booster Shots for Kids

Boosters are now authorized for kids ages 5 to 11. Learn why they should get one.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Coronavirus

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Woman wearing face mask

May 9, 2022

For Immunocompromised, It’s Tricky to Go ‘Back to Norma...

Many want to unmask and socialize, but fear COVID-19 infection.

Coronavirus, Mental Health

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Woman showing bandage on arm from vaccination shot

May 2, 2022

FAQs: Second Booster Shots for COVID-19

Who needs a second booster against COVID-19 and why?

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Man with face mask buying groceries

April 22, 2022

A Mask Can Help Protect You from COVID-19, Even if No One Else Wear...

Masks are most effective when they fit well and leave no gaps around your nose and mouth.


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Girl sitting with book and looking thoughtful out of window

February 23, 2022

What Is COVID-19 Doing to Children’s Mental Health?

The pandemic’s uncertainty took a toll on kids’ emotions and academics.

Children's Health, Coronavirus, Mental Health

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Unrecognizable man ready to take a pill while standing at home

February 2, 2022

Understanding Your COVID-19 Treatment Options

Medications that can help keep high-risk people out of the hospital are available, but in limited supply.


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Doctor or nurse putting on bandage after Injecting COVID-19 vaccine into patient's arm in vaccination center

January 10, 2022

3 Facts About the Omicron Surge

Getting vaccinated or a booster is the best way to protect yourself.

Coronavirus, Vaccines

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Mother helping son to blow his nose at home

January 10, 2022

Sick Kid? How to Limit the Spread of Illness in Your Household

If one person is ill, everyone else doesn’t have to get sick.

Children's Health, Coronavirus, Infectious Diseases

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December 28, 2021

Do You Need a Different Mask to Fight Omicron?

The fit of your mask is the most important factor in determining if it’s effective.


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Close Up Of Young Woman Taking Rapid Covid Test

December 27, 2021

Can You Trust Home COVID-19 Test Results?

Home testing can be part of an overall prevention plan.


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little boy under 5 wearing a mask

December 24, 2021

Vaccines for Youngest Children Delayed: What Parents Should Know

The dose tested was safe, but not high enough to work.

Children's Health, Coronavirus, Vaccines

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