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Do not be selfish — Practice social distancing

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the world we live in. Though we all long for the “olden days” when we could enjoy our high maintenance ways of getting our hair and nails done, going to the movies or just meeting friends for a meal or a drink, the reality of this present world is different. We all […]

An interview with Guilford County Medical Director Dr. Annette Bey

April 30, 2020

At this time, COVID-19 dominates our thoughts and dictates the actions of our lives. We recognize the national names that direct this pandemic but who is directing the local aspects of this public health crisis. Who is responsible for the local management of our everyday existence in this pandemic? One of those people is Dr. […]

The Power of Your Energy

April 23, 2020

This is a challenging time for all of us. The impact of COVID-19 is piercing. As we navigate these unfamiliar waters with waves and the currents pounding against our hearts and souls, I am reminded that we have the power within each of us to make a difference. We can change the trajectory of this […]

Pandemic exacerbates the inequalities of health care

April 8, 2020

In this evolving COVID-19 pandemic, medical experts have indicated that we may see many more deaths in the next two weeks than we have seen before. As the number of deaths rise to more than 13,000, it is difficult to comprehend. But we are finally beginning to see the wisdom of social distancing as we […]

TeleMed could save time and exposure for the patient

April 2, 2020

What a difference in our world in just a week. The landscape of what was our norm has been totally rearranged. Our norm is an evolving picture with constant changes. We are now under mandatory orders aimed at decreasing the community exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The numbers of people that have been infected by […]

Practicing social isolation should include a schedule

March 26, 2020

One very popular term we hear over and over with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is “flattening the curve.” This public health term refers to the vital need to implement public health steps to prevent a virus from rapidly spreading from person to person. A proven way to help flatten the number of cases of a […]

COVID-19: Actions to Keep You Safe

March 18, 2020

First, I want to extend my deep gratitude and thanks to each of you for your tireless commitment to caring for our communities and those we are privileged to serve – at a time like this when they most need us. As part of our comprehensive response to the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are […]

Coronavirus and Mental Health

March 13, 2020

The arrival of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has captured the attention of the world. We have watched its impact of sickness and quarantine on Chinese citizens, and now the spreading sickness among American citizens, with questions, frustrations and anxieties rising. For some, obsessive thoughts of ‘What happens to the people who get the virus?’ […]

Coronavirus: How to protect yourself

March 6, 2020

Traditionally, medical experts say, poor communities of color have to cope with the disproportionate impact of communicable diseases like STDs, AIDS and influenza. But with the global onslaught of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and at least six reported deaths across the country, African Americans, among others, now have to cope with a new health challenge, one […]

When the Crisis is Personal

February 28, 2020

The boss has unreasonable demands and you are doing the very best that you can. The relationship was supposed to be happily ever after, but now it’s over. You never thought that you would have bullies in the workplace, especially since you are the supervisor. Why did that person, of all people, have to die? […]

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