Health Vision Month

At-home Flu and COVID-19 Test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EAU) for the first over-the-counter (OTC) at-home test that can detect influenza (flu) and COVID-19. Created by Lucira Health, this test can be self-administered via nasal swab and provide results in 30 minutes. This single-use test is for individuals …

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Stay Healthy This Winter

This week is National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 5-11) and National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 5-9). Both handwashing and vaccinations play key roles when protecting against preventable illnesses. National Handwashing Awareness Week Washing hands is a staple of good hygiene and doing so can prevent germs from entering the body. …