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We want to educate our patients responsibly about coronavirus and prevent the spread of misinformation. Here is our list of verified resources patients can trust to provide accurate information about COVID-19. Recommended Checklists: How to prepare for a quarantine: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-prepare-for-a-coronavirus-quarantine-what-to-stock-up-on/ Information on containment zones: http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2020/03/first-us-covid-19-containment-zone-ny-51-more-cases-massachusetts How to practice “social distancing:” http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/sites/default/files/public/php/185/185_factsheet_social_distancing.pdf How to cope [...]
1. PA STATE GUIDANCE FOR ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES. Governor Wolf directed all non-essential businesses to close for 14 days in order to interrupt transmission of COVID-19. He has defined essential businesses to include healthcare facilities, which includes Healing Motion PT & Wellness Center. This is from the governor’s directive: Essential services and sectors include but [...]
We recommend you consult your doctor for the best treatment and practice isolation/quarantine/social distancing to prevent spreading COVID-19. We will be happy to resume your PT or Pilates/Gyrotonic sessions once you are virus-free.
At the present time, you need a doctor’s prescription to be tested for COVID-19. Therefore see your doctor as soon as possible or call the county Health Department at 412-687-2243.
Unfortunately, not everything you see and hear about COVID-19 is verified fact. Here is a short list of some commonly-circulated, false statements about the virus which have been debunked by the WHO: Cold weather and hot baths do not prevent coronavirus. Alcohol and chlorine will not kill coronavirus. Cats, dogs and mosquitoes do not [...]
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), “Quarantine means separating a person or group of people who have been exposed to a contagious disease but have not developed illness (symptoms) from others who have not been exposed, in order to prevent the possible spread of that disease.” If you have recently traveled out [...]
You and your family’s best defense against COVID-19 is intensive hygiene, particularly hand-washing at every opportunity. It is essential to practice proper hand-washing techniques to fully protect yourself against germs. While hand-washing with soap and water is the most effective method of killing germs, hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol will significantly reduce [...]
There is currently no vaccine that protects against COVID-19. However, efforts are being made across the scientific community to produce one.
The most common symptoms of coronavirus are similar to symptoms of the flu. Along with mild to severe respiratory illness, the three telltale signs include: Fever Cough Shortness of breath Like a virus, COVID-19 cannot be treated with antibiotics.