Health and Beauty Archive

  • Who Should Get Tested for COVID-19

    Considerations for who should get tested People who have symptoms of COVID-19 People who have had close contact (within 6 feet of an infected person for at least 15 minutes) with someone with confirmed COVID-19 People who have been asked or referred to get testing […]

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  • CDC Notifies Department Of Health To Prepare For Coronavirus Vaccine As Soon As November

    The Center For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC) has notified public health officials in Arkansas to prepare to distribute a coronavirus vaccine to health care workers and other high risk groups as soon as early November. The Arkansas Department Of Health has started a committee […]

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  • Seven Steps to Safe Food In the Summer

    During warm weather, it is especially important to take extra precautions and practice safe food handling when preparing perishable foods such as meat, poultry, seafood and egg products. The warmer weather conditions may be ideal for outdoor picnics and barbecues, but they also provide a […]

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  • Keeping Cool: Tips for People and Pets

    Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. Here are some tips for keeping cool during the extreme heat and also tips for keeping pets cooled down. Stay Cool Keep your body temperature cool to avoid heat-related illness. •Stay […]

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  • Social Distancing: Keep Your Distance to Slow the Spread

    Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, we will be sharing articles like this one , published by the CDC, concerning safety precautions we all can take as responsible citizens to slow the spread of coronavirus. We feel it’s important for our readers […]

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  • St. Bernards Healthcare Releases COVID-19 Plan

    After months preparing for a potential influx of individuals with COVID-19, known as the coronavirus, St. Bernards Healthcare publicly unveiled its emergency-response plan to combat the disease. St. Bernards Medical Center Vice President of Medical Affairs Dr. Kasey Holder said the organization dedicated resources early on for […]

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