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COVID-19

What do Scientists Know about the Delta Variant?

The COVID-19 Delta variant is extremely contagious and responsible for about 1 in 5 COVID-19 cases in the United States, and cases have doubled in the last two weeks, according to health officials. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are very concerned about the Delta variant. …

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COVID-19 Long-Haulers Facebook Live Series

Do you suffer from post-COVID-19 syndrome, also referred to as COVID-19 Long-Haulers? Symptoms may include fatigue, shortness of breath, headaches, dizziness, trouble sleeping, and brain fog, or difficulty thinking clearly. Thousands of Americans who had a mild case of COVID-19 are battling a wide range of health problems. Evidence shows that at least one-third of …

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What is the Difference Between COVID-19 and Flu?

COVID-19 and flu are both contagious respiratory illnesses. Although the symptoms of COVID-19 and the flu can look similar, the two illnesses are caused by different viruses. Both the flu and COVID-19 spread in similar ways, but COVID-19 seems to spread more easily. Droplets from an infected person can transmit the virus in the air, …

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COVID-19: Roadmap to Reopening

First Choice Neurology is hosting a new series of Facebook Live events this month – COVID-19: Roadmap to Reopening. Jeffrey Gelblum, MD kicked off the series yesterday presenting “Re-engaging Older Loved Ones”. He talked about the coronavirus pandemic and endemic. Dr. Gelblum talks about the components of infectivity (Ro): 1. Duration – how long are …

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Am I Safe if My COVID-19 Blood Test is Antibody Positive?

On Monday, April 20, Dr. Jeffrey Gelblum will present a Facebook Live event at 12:30 (Eastern Time) to talk about COVID-19 and blood tests that are antibody positive. Dr. Gelblum will educate us about antibody tests and COVID-19. What are Antibodies? Antibodies are proteins that can stick to the surface of bacteria and viruses. They …

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Taking Care of Your Neurological Disorder during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Do you have questions about a neurological disorder and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Join us on Facebook every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this month as we present Facebook LIVE events covering the Coronavirus. Dr. Jeffrey Gelblum, Dr. Andrew Lerman, Dr. Jennifer Buczyner, Dr. Sergio Jaramillo, and Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg will be presenting events on Mondays, Wednesdays, …

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COVID-19 Preparedness Plan – Prevention Phase

Notification to patients on new policy put in place regarding COVID-19: In light of the recent CDC announcement regarding the concern for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) transmission within the United States, our office will be taking certain safety steps recommended by the CDC to reduce this public health threat. If you have an upcoming appointment and any …

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What You Need to Know about COVID-19

On March 3, Governor Ron DeSantis declared a Public Health Emergency due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. To date, there are 3 confirmed residents in the state of Florida who tested positive for COVID-19. The Florida Department of Health is actively involved in enhanced surveillance for a respiratory illness that may be COVID-19. Epidemiologists will …

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