What Employers Need to Be Prepared for COVID-19

As communities around the world contend with the outbreak of COVID-19, people are asking themselves what precautions they should take for themselves, and how to approach daily life in the days, weeks, months to come. For employers, these questions loom large with the responsibility of managing entire workplaces and a multitude of employees. To help [Continue Reading]

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Thinking about canceling your spring break plans? Ask yourself these questions.

By Amy Laukka, UTHealth Spring break season has begun and many have their hopes set on escaping reality for a few days with their family to enjoy some much-needed fun. However, concerns about the spread of COVID-19 have many second-guessing their vacation plans. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that originated in China in late December, [Continue Reading]

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How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

“What is coronavirus?”  This is the likely question you are receiving from your children who are starting to recognize the word.   Don’t leave your kids in the dark. “It’s really important for parents to be educated on the facts themselves and address any false information quickly,” said Dr. Michael Chang, pediatric infectious disease expert at [Continue Reading]

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COVID-19: Alternatives to Handshakes to Avoid Swapping Germs

Looking for ways to stop the spread of infection? While washing your hands thoroughly and consistently is absolutely important, one of the easiest things you can do to avoid germ spread is to stop making unnecessary physical contact with other people. No handshakes. No high fives. During this time of caution, we’re sure your friends, [Continue Reading]

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Local teacher’s passion for teaching helps in her recovery after brain tumor

By Jade Waddy Kindergarten teachers play a crucial role in introducing children to the world of learning. Local kindergarten teacher Robin Nichols loves taking on that important task. In fact, it served as her motivation during her recent rehabilitation journey at TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation-The Woodlands Medical Center.   While teaching one day last [Continue Reading]

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Memorial Hermann’s Community Resource Center Addresses Health Needs in Greater Houston

By Jade Waddy Memorial Hermann Health System recently unveiled its first Community Resource Center, an innovative new concept that is part of a broader expansion of efforts aimed at better addressing the holistic needs of the southwest Houston community. “Our mission is to improve health, and we know that health care is only 20 percent [Continue Reading]

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