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Houston Flood

Plan for It: Flood Safety

Jun 05, 2020

Houston is no stranger to flooding. In August of 2017, the city flooded with over 60 inches of rain, damaging 204,000 homes and taking 82 lives during Hurricane Harvey. This year, don’t let the Houston rain catch you off guard. Here’s what you should do before, during, and after a flood. Before the...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness
Hurricane in weather map

Storm Safety: Hurricane Season

Jun 05, 2020

Are you prepared for hurricane season? Discover what you need to have ready in case a storm comes your way! Planning ahead for this type of natural disaster is important; waiting until you’re dealing with the threat or the aftermath of a hurricane, tornado, flood, or fire can result in valuable...

General Health & Wellness
Emergency Care
Is It Safe to Exercise Outside Without a Mask?

Is It Safe to Exercise Outside Without a Mask?

Jun 04, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic remains a major public health concern, people are looking for ways to prevent the spread and return to some of their typical activities safely. While there’s a decreased risk of catching the virus that causes COVID-19 outdoors, due to the larger area for virus particles to...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Benefits of a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

The Benefits of a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

Jun 03, 2020

In the event of a stroke, it may seem like the best hospital to go to is the closest one, but that’s not always the case. It’s important to go to a center offering the innovative technology, expertise, and infrastructure to stop the stroke in its tracks, minimize brain damage, and treat the...

Neurology
A Diabetic's Guide to COVID-19

A Diabetic's Guide to COVID-19

Jun 01, 2020

As COVID-19 remains a public health concern, many people with chronic conditions may be wondering how this virus can impact their health, including those with diabetes. Discover how the virus caused by COVID-19 can potentially create severe symptoms in patients with unregulated blood sugar and...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Safety Checklist for Bringing Kids Back to Daycare

A Parent's Safety Checklist for Bringing Kids Back to Daycare

May 29, 2020

As more businesses and offices open back up around Texas, parents with young children may be concerned about whether it’s safe to bring their kids to daycare. While nothing is completely risk-free, childcare facilities around the state are adopting new protocols and undergoing additional training...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We All Play a Role in Safely Reopening Texas

May 27, 2020

Texas is slowly reopening, but the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Truth is, reopening only works if we do it safely. And each of us plays an important role in limiting the spread of the virus and protecting our community, especially the most vulnerable. So we spoke with Dr. Ricardo Lemos, CHI...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How Employers Can Safely Reopen Offices: COVID-19 Precautions

May 26, 2020

As Texas reopens, “non-essential” businesses get the go-ahead to open their doors again. But the pandemic isn’t over just yet. How can employers protect their employees from contracting and spreading COVID-19 in the office? We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide with four printable posters for the...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We’re Open For You. Safely.

May 22, 2020

No virus can weaken our mission at St. Luke’s Health. As we are all getting back into our lives, it’s important for you to know that no one is more concerned about the safety of your health than we are. If you visit any of our care centers, be assured that we are actively isolating anyone with...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
How to Go Back to Workout Studios Safely

Gyms Are Reopening! Take These Steps to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

May 21, 2020

Gyms in Texas are opening soon, but is it safe to return to your normal exercise routine? There are steps you can take to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, but there is no way to completely eliminate the risk when in close quarters with other people. Here’s what you need to know about going...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)