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Non-contact thermometers

What You Need to Know

This article provided by Ohio Northern University HealthWise Pharmacy.

As businesses and individuals have begun taking extra precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic, non-contact thermometers have become more common. Here's what you need to know about these devices.

Because the coronavirus can be spread through contact with others, many health care facilities and businesses have begun screening for symptoms using methods that cause as little contact as possible.

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Coronavirus and your pet

Here's what you need to know

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Many people are concerned about how COVID-19 might affect their pets. Here's what you need to know.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set out to answer questions about how coronavirus affects your furry friends. The information is limited at this time, but the risk of pets spreading the virus in people is thought to be low.

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Coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S.

CDC recommends to wear cloth face coverings

This story is provided by the ONU HealthWise Pharmacy.

The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in the United States.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at publication time, 828,441 coronavirus cases and 46,379 related deaths had been reported in the US.

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Wearing masks in public

This story is provided by the ONU HealthWise Pharmacy.

 As we learn more about COVID-19, health officials are changing strategies to try to stop the virus. The most recent strategy change involves wearing cloth face coverings in public.

Experts now understand that people who are infected with COVID-19 can be asymptomatic (meaning they do not have any symptoms) and still pass the virus to others — without even knowing it.

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Busted: Fraudulent COVIS-19 tests and treatments

This story is provided by the ONU HealthWise Pharmacy.

 

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about fraudulent coronavirus tests, vaccines and treatments.

Currently, there are no vaccines to prevent COVID-19 or medications approved to treat COVID-19, according to the FDA.

Still, fraudulent products are claiming to cure, treat or prevent COVID-19. These products have not been shown to be safe or effective, the FDA noted. In fact, these fraudulent products may actually pose significant risks to you and your family.

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COVID-19: What you need to know

Information provided by ONU HealthWise Pharmacy

This story is provided by the ONU HealthWise Pharmacy.
COVID-19 continues to make headlines. Here's what you need to know.

Now considered a pandemic, COVID-19 has been reported across the US. If you haven't done so already, it's time to learn some need-to-know information about this disease.

What Are the Symptoms of COVID-19?
Symptoms include the following:
• Fever
• Cough
• Shortness of breath

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