Infectious Disease

April 9, 2020

New Online COVID-19 Screening Tool Available for Western North Carolinians

COVID-19 is an ever-evolving issue. There’s a lot of information available about COVID-19 symptoms and whether you should call your physician or visit the emergency department, which should remain a resource for only those who are critically ill or injured. In an effort to help you make that decision, the Mission Health online COVID-19 Screening […]

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March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Glossary of Terms: What Does It All Mean?

By Cherry Odom, BSN, RN-BC The current worldwide health threat from COVID-19 can seem confusing at times due to the use of unfamiliar terms. So that you can keep up, here is a quick reference glossary explaining some of the words and phrases. anticipatory anxiety: worry and fear when thinking about an event that may […]

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March 18, 2020

COVID-19: 6 Tips for Coping with the Stress (Infographic)

News about COVID-19 seems to be everywhere. It’s normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. To deal with your emotions in a healthy way have a plan ready in case you do start to feel overwhelmed. (Transcript below infographic)   Download PDF. COVID-19 (coronavirus): 6 Tips for Coping with the […]

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