one year later

One Year Later…

It has been over one year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic. Drastic circumstances forced humans to rethink, adjust, and adapt to a different kind of normal. A year later, vaccinations are being distributed globally, but new strains of the virus have been detected. Despite this, the last 12 months have delivered some success thanks to the tremendous efforts …

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Double Masking

The year commenced to a surge of COVID-19 cases. Now the world is preparing for a potential fourth wave of Coronavirus as the death toll rises in communities everywhere, and new variants of the virus emerge. In addition to the cautionary measures outlined by the World Health Organization, President Joe Biden signed executive orders mandating the use of face masks on federal property and urges everyone who can to get the vaccination. Despite the mass allocation of vaccinations, the distribution fails to …

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What is it? The CDC stands for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is one of the main operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services. The mission of the CDC is to protect American health, safety, and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. No matter where a disease may stem from, it is the CDC’s job to fight it. Ideally, they want …

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Common Face Mask Misconceptions

There is so much misinformation regarding face masks floating around right now, it might be difficult to trust what is true. Here are some facts to reassure you face masks are doing more good than harm.

PPE

What is PPE?

PPE. You’ve probably seen or heard this acronym floating around for the past few months, on T.V., the radio, street signs, social media, or perhaps you heard it from your doctor, or friends and family. But, what does it mean and why is it relevant?

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Please Wear Your Face Mask

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and a member of the White House’s coronavirus task force recently mentioned that wearing a face mask “shows respect for another person.” The expert believes it is symbolic and said, “I want to protect myself and protect others, and also because I want to make it …

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How to Wear KN95 Masks

Nothing is truly flawless, but the KN95 sure comes close. Among the elite set of masks offered on the market is the KN95 high filtration face mask. The KN95 boasts a five-layer protection that filters 95% of potentially harmful contaminants. The body of this mask differs from the widely used blue disposable masks because of …

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