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Discussing Infection Protection with your children

Talking to Kids About Infection Protection Talk of the coronavirus pandemic has become part of our daily conversations especially with schools opening up in New Jersey and some using the hybrid scheduling with a few days in school per week. Naturally, our kids hear a lot about the virus as well—some true, some not so… View Article

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Facts About Antigen Testing

Though we are now months into our fight against the coronavirus, many people still have a lot of questions and uncertainties about COVID-19 testing and if and when they should get tested. Should I get an antibody test, or an antigen test? Is it worth getting tested if I don’t receive my results for a… View Article

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Insurance Myths And Facts

Q: Will my insurance company cover COVID-19 test? A: Due to the constant changes and regulations we ask you to call your plan for coverage detail information.   Q: The Federal Government said I shouldn’t pay anything for COVID-19 testing A:  The Federal government only has jurisdiction for federal guidelines.  Some insurances are exempt from… View Article

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Covid 19 safety during the 4th of July weekend

Covid 19 safety during the 4th of July weekend
Traditionally, the fourth of July weekend is a time for Americans to come together and celebrate our nation’s independence and the freedoms this country affords. It’s a time to gather with neighbors, friends and family for hot barbeques, cold drinks and dazzling fireworks. Yet given what we’ve experienced in the first 6 months of 2020,… View Article

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Seasonal Allergies and Symptoms

Sick couple are trying to sneeze in the napkin
How to Alleviate Seasonal Allergies and Symptoms If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you’ve surely well aware: allergy season is upon us! For many of us, this puts a damper on the warmer weather, as we battle bouts of itchy, watery eyes, sneezing and other symptoms caused by pollen or other allergens. How do I… View Article

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Don’t Forget Lyme Disease

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Don’t Forget Lyme Disease We’ve all got a lot on our minds these days, but as we look to stretch our legs and begin to spend more time outdoors, it’s important that we keep the presence of ticks and Lyme disease in mind. It’s not something to obsess over, but it’s certainly something you should… View Article

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Mythbusters for Covid 19 

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Mythbusters for Covid 19  The internet has made the modern era both a time of incredible information sharing and a whirlwind of misinformation and distortion. Whether intentional or accidental, the sharing of half-truths and flat out lies can skew our understanding of current events and the world around us, and negatively impact our ability to… View Article

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Covid-19: Opening Up Safely and Smartly

Woman in protective mask sitting in a car on road, using hand sanitizer.
Covid-19: Opening Up Safely and Smartly   It takes breathing in 1,000 virus particles to get sick. Five minutes of talking to someone indoors is enough to cause an infection. Masks reduce this risk. Sneezing and coughing releases a lot of virus particles. One sneeze or a cough is enough to get someone sick. Stay… View Article

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Making Sense of COVID 19 Testing

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Making Sense of COVID 19 Testing You hear that everyone should get tested for Covid 19, and there are so many different testing sites – each offering different things. Central Jersey Urgent Care and My InstaDoc Urgent Care alone have done 15,493 tests over the past two months. However, all these offerings can get confusing…. View Article

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Stay at Home order: What does it entail?

Stay at Home order NJ Urgent Care
On Saturday, March 21 Governor Murphy signed a statewide Stay at Home order requiring that people remain in their homes except for work and “essential activities” as part of the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The exceptions for essential activities include “obtaining essential goods or services, seeking medical attention, visiting family or close… View Article

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