Everything You Need to Know About Measles

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Thanks to the measles vaccine developed in the 1960s, measles cases became extremely rare.  However, there have been small outbreaks since then.  Measles is a dangerous and highly contagious disease, so it is important to understand how you can protect your family. What is measles? Measles causes a rash all over the body. It is

Steps You Can Take Daily to Keep Your Veins in Good Health

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Vein health is often overlooked, but it is an important part of your health. Healthy veins ensure blood flow back to the heart. There are several problems people can experience with their veins that can cause more serious health problems. Types of Vein Health Problems Varicose Veins: This occurs when blood collects in veins due

Everything You Need to Know About Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

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Recently, a new syndrome in pediatric patients linked to COVID-19 has been seen in several U.S. states and in parts of Europe. There is much we don’t know about Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome, but doctors are working to better understand it, so that they can treat patients and help them recover. What is Pediatric Multi-System

Preparing for your Telehealth Visit

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Telehealth visits have been offered by some doctors for a while, mostly because of its convenience. People could use telehealth to communicate with their doctor if traveling to a doctor’s office was too difficult or inconvenient. However, because of COVID-19 and a desire to prevent the spread of germs, telehealth visits have become an important

Crisp Regional’s Steps to Ensure Patient Safety

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Our health-care workers and hospitals have stepped up to serve their communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, that doesn’t mean they aren’t continuing to care for all of the health concerns, injuries, and illnesses that brought people to hospitals before the pandemic.   Recently there have been noticeably fewer people visiting emergency rooms. Part of

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

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Over 5 million people in America live with Alzheimer’s disease, and the impact of the disease often extends to family members and friends who want to support and care for their loved ones. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month, and it is an opportunity to raise awareness for the disease and to support caregivers

May is National Stroke Awareness Month

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Stroke is ranked as the fifth most common cause of death in the U.S. One of the most lifesaving things a person can know is how to recognize the early signs of a stroke. Detecting these symptoms early can ensure that a person experiencing a stroke gets medical attention before it’s too late. What causes

Tips for Safely Navigating the Grocery Store

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Grocery stores are one type of essential business that have stayed open throughout COVID-19.  And while we all still need to make periodic trips to the grocery store, there are certain measures we can take to help ensure that these trips go as safely as possible. Preparing to go to the grocery store Bring hand

Crisp Regional Tips for Proper Face Mask Wear and Care

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As the pandemic continues, it is important to stay up to date on the guidelines put in place to keep yourself and others safe. The CDC has recommended that people wear masks or face coverings whenever they go out in public. A mask is most effective when worn and cared for properly.   When you