Covid 19 Sacramento/Stockton/Fresno

COVID-19 Demands Attention to Mental Health, Too

By Dr. Erwin Tan, M.D., AARP It’s completely normal to feel sadness, anxiety, and stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. Common signs of distress include feelings of hopelessness or fear, changes in eating and/or sleeping patterns, difficulty concentrating, and physical symptoms such as headaches and stomach problems. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations and some people may eventually develop symptoms of …

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How to Fight the Social Isolation of Coronavirus

Loneliness is a real health issue — and these steps can help save lives by Erwin Tan, M.D., AARP Print  How to Fight the Social Isolation of Coronavirus Loneliness is a real health issue — and these steps can help save lives by Erwin Tan, M.D., AARP, March 16, 2020 | Comments: 15 ARIEL SKELLEY/DIGITALVISION/GETTY IMAGES En español | A recent scientific report elevates social isolation …

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Coronavirus and Older Americans: What Families Should Discuss

By Dr. Erwin Tan, M.D., AARP In the face of the outbreak, AARP is providing information and resources to help older people and those caring for them protect themselves from the virus and prevent it spreading to others. You can find AARP’s coronavirus resources at www.aarp.org/coronavirus. Since first emerging in 2019, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread across the world …

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Project Baseline Offers COVID-19 Testing Program

In support of community-based testing initiatives If you are interested in getting tested for COVID-19 to help protect yourself or other people, choose Get started. Based on the responses and testing appointment availability, you will learn whether you can get tested through this program. Get Started Learn More Currently offering free testing for COVID-19 in these locations: California: Sacramento, San Jose, San Mateo, …

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California Public Health Officials Release Guidance on Use of Cloth Face Coverings

Social distancing and hand washing are still best actions Californians can take to fight COVID-19 SACRAMENTO – California’s public health officials today released guidance on the use of cloth face coverings to protect against COVID-19 for Californians who must leave their homes to conduct essential activities. The guidance does not require people to wear face coverings – and is not …

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Covid-19 Telephone Town Hall with Congressman Ami Bera

☎️ I'm hosting a telephone Town Hall on the #coronavirus on Tuesday, March 31 at 6pm PDT. I'll give an update on the U.S. government response to the virus, and will take your questions. To join, call (833) 946-1797. Please RSVP here: https://t.co/Ihi8W9XCbE pic.twitter.com/ZocOg2Hluz— Ami Bera, M.D. (@RepBera) March 25, 2020

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Community Medical Centers Responds to COVID-19 Crisis

Stepping up to help flatten the curve STOCKTON – As the coronavirus continues to spread in our community, our highest priority remains the health and well-being of our patients and staff. As a critical medical and behavioral health provider for the most vulnerable members of society, our work cannot be put on hold, even as one of our own medical …

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Dr. Richard Pan Invitation for a Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall

Dear Friend and Neighbor, I am hosting a telephone Town Hall today about Coronavirus/COVID19 and its impact on our community. The goal of this call is to be accessible to my constituents to answer questions you have about this virus and the steps underway to contain its spread. The telephone Town Hall will take place today, Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 6 p.m. Congressman Ami …

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The City of Sacramento has established an economic relief fund to help businesses affected by COVID-19. Apply online on March 18 at 5 p.m.

The City of Sacramento has established an economic relief fund to help businesses affected by COVID-19. Apply online on March 18 at 5 p.m. CityofSacramento.orgPosted by City of Sacramento, Government on Saturday, March 14, 2020

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