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Coronavirus– Epidemic and Isolation — April 1

How are you handling the isolation?  Some people are connecting to friends, even old friends on the telephone!  What a novel idea.  Also, Zoom, Skype, and FaceTime offer opportunities to see and hear the others.  I was on a Zoom book club meeting yesterday.  My wife...

Coronavirus epidemic Update– March 26

  Update and Telemedicine  David Schechter on 03/26/2020 09:36 PM UTC First of all, I have heard from a lot of my patients and you seem to be doing a great job with the distancing recommendations and the hand washing, etc. We have tested 10 people for covid so...

Telemedicine Update–Covid-19 March 19

Telemedicine update  David Schechter, MD on 03/19/2020 07:57 PM UTC Dear Patients, We are now offering telemedicine consults with audio and video via computer or smart phone. We use a simple link that you click on. No download required. Some insurance is covering...

Coronavirus Epidemic– March 12

March 12 Covid-19 Coronavirus Epidemic    David Schechter, MD on 03/12/2020 01:34 AM UTC To our patients, I know that you are getting flooded with information on this disease. It seems that every day recommendations are changing and more restrictions are coming...

Cold and flu season

What can you do this cold and flu season? Focus on Prevention: wash your hands before eating or before touching mouth or eyes. Get a flu shot. Stay hydrated. Travel as little as you can in airplanes; carry hand sanitizer with you on planes. What do you do if you get...