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October 27, 2021
How to Handle Halloween During COVID-19
A family medicine physician talks redefining trick-or-treating, safe alternatives and shares how she plans on celebrating with her own child.
October 25, 2021
Step by Step: What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19
From what to do if you start having symptoms, the differences between COVID-19 tests, what to do if you test positive, to when you can re-enter society safely, this is your complete guide to care.
October 21, 2021
Can You Have Natural Immunity
Dr. John Zurlo breaks down the difference between natural immunity and vaccine-induced immunity, and why COVID-19 vaccination remains critical.
October 18, 2021
Best Practices For Face Masks For Your Children
Here are the mask-wearing best practices you need to know, from best types of masks, to how often they need to be washed.
September 21, 2021
Podcast: COVID Update and A Look into the Future
Dr. John Zurlo, chair of the Jefferson COVID-19 Task Force offers the latest on emerging variants, return to school, booster shots and more.
August 25, 2021
Here’s What You Can Expect for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots This Fall
Dr. Bruce Meyer, president of Jefferson Health, provides the latest on booster shot recommendations and updates on vaccines for children under 12.
August 23, 2021
Jefferson Reacts to FDA’s Full Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine
The FDA’s decision to fully approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine marks a milestone moment in the battle against COVID-19 and optimism for the public’s vaccine confidence.
August 18, 2021
How to Keep Kids Safe at School with COVID Delta Cases Rising
With the Delta variant on the rise, here’s how to keep your kids healthy as they head back to the classroom.
August 12, 2021
COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Is Getting the Vaccine Safe for My Baby?
Experts weigh in on the threat of contracting COVID-19 while pregnant, passing antibodies to babies and the best ways to keep them safe.
August 11, 2021
How Effective Are Vaccines Against the Delta Variant? Should We Get Booster Shots? And Other Questions Answered
Infectious diseases physician and Chair of the Jefferson COVID-19 Task Force Dr. John Zurlo discusses everything from masking up (even when you’re fully vaccinated) to the potential of booster shots.
August 3, 2021
Podcast: Living with Long COVID and New Hopes for Treatment
After a mild case of COVID, the lasting effects are proving to be severe for three Philadelphia women. Alternative medicine is offering hope.