Health Matters

Consider the risks before you step outside

In general, the more closely you interact with others and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread. If you decide to engage in public activities, continue to protect yourself by practicing everyday preventive actions.

I have written a couple of articles about caring for people. I have gotten many compliments for doing so. I appreciate that. While there has been a good response to caring for people, I am aware that many choose not to ask for help. This concerns me. It is valuable, healthy, and smart to seek assistance. Clearly, people are wanting to provide it.

People are stressed. A lot is happening politically. A lot is happening in regard to health, i.e. the coronavirus. A lot is happening economically. A lot is happening to our climate.

If you have Medicare and want to be tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19. Medicare covers tests with no out-of-pocket costs. You can get tested in your home, doctor’s office, a local pharmacy or hospital, a nursing home, or a drive-through site. Medicare does not require a doctor’s order for you to get tested.

Testing is particularly important for older people and nursing home residents, who are often among the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Widespread access to testing is a critical precursor to a safe, gradual reopening of America.

The Food & Agricultual Organization of hte Uninted Nations (FAO) calls on everyone to strengthen their immune systems with a healthy and conscious diet that avoids food waste.
Staying healthy through a proper diet is key.

1. Strengthen your immune system through a proper diet
Increase your consumption of fruits and vegetables, with at least five servings a day.