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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...

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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...

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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...

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How to Stay Safe as Salons and Gyms Get Back in Business

How to Stay Safe as Salons and Gyms Get Back in Business

May 21, 2020

In an executive order issued on May 6, Texas Governor Greg Abbott expanded the openings of several businesses and activities to further restart the economy during the pandemic. As part of this most recent order, gyms and salons are allowed to open as early as May 18th. But did you know these...

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Working Through It: 3 Safety Tips for Going Back to Work

Working Through It: 3 Safety Tips for Going Back to Work

May 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people are looking for ways to get back to work and stay safe while doing so. Here are some of our guidelines for protecting yourself and your fellow employees while interacting at work. Create a Plan for Returning to Work Safely Depending on your industry,...

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Staying Safe in Public: 5 COVID-19 Tips You Can't Miss

Staying Safe in Public: 5 COVID-19 Tips You Can't Miss

May 08, 2020

There are things we can all do to help contain the spread of COVID-19. If you plan on leaving your house, be sure to take these five essential pieces of advice with you. 1. Wear a Mask Many cases of the virus caused by COVID-19 are asymptomatic, so wearing a mask in public can prevent the spread of...

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The Smart Health Podcast | How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare Landscape

The Smart Health Podcast | How the Landscape of Nursing Has Changed Due to COVID-19

May 07, 2020

Tune in as Kevin sits down with two very special guests: Chief Nursing Officer & VP of Patient Care Services, Ellen Pitcher, and Army 1st Lieutenant Critical Care Nurse & COVID-19 Rapid Response Team Member, Tony Hopkins. Together they discuss how the landscape of nursing has changed...

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The Smart Health Podcast
Ask the Doctor: How to Care for Yourself If You Get COVID-19

Ask the Doctor: How to Care for Yourself If You Get COVID-19

May 06, 2020

If you get a mild case of COVID-19 and need to be your own caregiver, what steps can you take to support your at-home recovery? We asked Dr. Nagakrishnal Nachimuthu, infectious disease specialist at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group in Livingston, to help us answer some questions you may have. If I...

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3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Nurses Week

3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Nurses Week

May 05, 2020

Nurses Week is more important than ever this year. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the World Health Organization has declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse. And with so many of our brave healthcare professionals working tirelessly due to the strain...

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What to Expect When Hospitalized With COVID-19

What to Expect When Hospitalized With COVID-19

May 01, 2020

While the large majority of COVID-19 cases can be treated at home, severe symptoms may require a trip to the hospital. The rate of hospitalization for this virus increases with age, so while those younger than 50 years of age with COVID-19 have a hospitalization rate of 0.1–7.4%, older populations...

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