CATEGORY: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The Coco Clinic – Care at Home for COVID-19 Patients

On March 30, 2020, USF Health’s Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Infectious Disease teamed up with the the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County and Tampa General...
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In-House COVID-19 Testing at Tampa General Hospital

From healthcare workers on the frontlines to those simply staying at home, each of us has a part to play in the fight against COVID-19.  At Tampa General Hospital, our indirect patient care...
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Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE) standards and protocols have become a key factor in the prevention of COVID-19 spread for both health care workers and community members.  To ensure the...
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TGH Alternative Testing and Care Sites During COVID-19

At Tampa General Hospital, we are working hard to ensure safe, world-class care is attainable for everyone in the Tampa Bay community and beyond, no matter the circumstances. During the COVID-19...
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Have a medical emergency? Don’t wait to call 911

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, don’t be scared to come to the Emergency Department. Doctors understand people’s fears, but they want to reassure patients: don’t let your worries...
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Healthcare Heroes: Beasley Media Group’s Fundraiser Supporting...

In the midst of this COVID-19 crisis, the courage and dedication of our physicians, nurses and front-line care providers has been nothing short of remarkable. Tampa General Hospital is...
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How COVID-19 is Different From Other Coronaviruses

The first time human coronaviruses were identified was in the mid-1960s. So if we’ve been studying and collecting data on the family of viruses known as coronavirus for so long, why is the COVID-19...
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Is it Coronavirus (COVID-19) or Something Else?

With the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) occurring at the same time as allergy and flu season, many are left worried or anxious about whether the symptoms they have are COVID-19 or something else....
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How Does Coronavirus (COVID-19) Spread?

Person-to-Person Spread The virus that causes COVID-19 is primarily spread from person to person. The principle mode of transmission is thought to occur via respiratory droplets that can travel up...
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