covid-19 safety

The dos and don’ts of wearing a face mask.

Alison M. Wogatske, CRNP, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center August 19, 2020

Public health experts and doctors agree that wearing a face mask is one way we can minimize the spread of…

A guide to safe activities during COVID-19.

Manu Kaushal, MD, FCCP, Medical Director of Critical Care and Medical Director of Pulmonary Rehabilitation at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center September 02, 2020

Most stay-at-home orders have lifted and many people are trying to resume normal life as much as possible. We know…

Why it’s critical to get a flu shot during the pandemic.

Dr. Howard Bassel, Urgent Care and Family Medicine Physician, MedStar Health, Dr. Richard Kennedy, Internal Medicine Physician, MedStar Health October 14, 2020

While COVID-19 and the flu have similar symptoms, there is one distinct difference—we have an effective vaccine to lower your…

5 tips to safely celebrate the holidays during COVID-19.

Asia Mcdonald, MD, Urgent Care Physician, Lauren Maragh, MD, Internal Medicine Physician, MedStar Medical Group November 23, 2020

The pandemic—and 2020 in general—has been stressful and isolating for many people, and this holiday season, it’s more important than…