What is COVID-19?

The growing concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) have led several regions across the U.S. to ask their residents to shelter-in-place for the upcoming weeks. As such, many doctors' offices are canceling non-essential visits. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. government has advised us all to practice social distancing in order to limit the spread of the virus. The Alpha Team will continue to be here for you and for your medical needs.

Coming Soon: At-Home Tests for COVID-19

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Alpha will offer 2 types of FDA-approved, at-home test kits.

COVID-19 Screening

Worried you might have COVID-19?

  • Are you experiencing dry cough or shortness of breath?
  • Do you have a temperature over 100.4 Fahrenheit or 38 Celsius?
  • Have you been in close contact with a person diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19)?
  • Have you traveled outside the U.S. within the last 4 weeks?

Use the CDC self-checker to help you make decisions and seek appropriate medical care.

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Mental Health and COVID-19

The outbreak of coronavirus and sheltering-in-place may be stressful or overwhelming for some people, resulting in fear and anxiety. Coping with stress can help you and your loved ones feel better. 

Self-Care Tips

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Asthma and COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO and Center for Disease Control (CDC) suggest that people with asthma are at higher risk of getting coronavirus. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) recommends having 14-30 days of medication on hand for emergency situations.

Self-Care Tips

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Inhaler Tips

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COVID-19 Additional Resources

 

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