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3 Halloween Health and COVID-19 Safety Tips for Teens

Your kids are itching to go out for a night of trick or treating, wearing costumes, and some Halloween fun. But, to have fun we also need to make sure that everyone stays healthy and safe. COVID-19 cases are on the rise and it’s making us question whether or not we should postpone plans. Things …

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COVID-19 And Flu Season: A Twindemic You Want To Avoid

COVID-19 and the flu is one “twindemic” you want to avoid. This year the CDC is recommending that everyone over the age of 6 months should get a flu shot in September or October, before the flu season begins. As symptoms for both COVID-19 and the flu can overlap, you don’t want to skip a …

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Top 4 Things to Know About College Vaccines and COVID Testing

Your college bound young adult will soon be experiencing a whole new level of exposure to a flood of new people. With COVID-19 still present,  there is a high probability that they may be in close contact with someone who is ill on a daily basis via classrooms, dorm rooms, and campus recreation centers. Thankfully, …

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COVID-19 Travel Guidelines For Re-Entering Connecticut

ATTENTION AFC PATIENTS In Vernon Connecticut Per the Regional Travel Advisory (Connecticut, New York and New Jersey) Anyone coming from states with a significant Community spread of COVID-19 is directed to SELF-QUARANTINE for 14 days that starts from the time one arrives in CT, NY and NJ.  As many of you have questions about traveling …

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Returning To Work In Connecticut After COVID-19: What You Should Know

When is it safe to return to work in Connecticut? According to Governor Lamont the expected date for Phase 2 of the business reopen plan is now June 17th instead of June 20th. The new phase includes the following businesses: indoor restaurants, movie theaters, social clubs and pools, personal services, gyms. But, with Phase 2 …

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Antibody Testing: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

Q: What is the difference between the COVID 19 swab test and the antibody serology testing?  A:  The COVID-19 Swab test (PCR) molecular diagnostic virus screening that detects the presence of Coronavirus in the nasal and throat area. It is administered by obtaining a sample from a nasopharynx or oropharynx or nasal cavity with a …

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