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  • Mascarillas: más que una frase de moda

    Mascarillas: más que una frase de moda

    Usar mascarilla es más que una frase de moda. Es una de las mejores formas de protegerse y proteger a los demás contra el COVID-19. ¿Alguna vez se preguntó cómo colocarse la mascarilla correctamente y cómo lavarla? Los CDC recomiendan usar mascarilla...

    Staying Healthy
  • Masks - More than a Fashion Statement

    Masks - More than a Fashion Statement

    Wearing a mask is more than a fashion statement. It’s one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Have you ever wondered how to properly wear your mask and how to keep it clean? The CDC recommends wearing a mask in all public s...

    Staying Healthy
  • Telepsychiatry at CHA Bridges the Divide

    Telepsychiatry at CHA Bridges the Divide

    "Before the pandemic, we really didn't have telehealth capacity where we were providing care to kids and adults through video," said Dr. Carson. Often, telehealth is delivered to rural communities by providers at clinics in cities far away. "At CHA, ...

    Staying Healthy
  • Meet CHA Primary Care Physician Robert Janett

    Meet CHA Primary Care Physician Robert Janett

    A patient with complex health issues, including diabetes, called his primary care team at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in early April amidst the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Massachusetts. "During the prolonged isolation, Mr. Daniels [not hi...

    Innovation, Meet our Team, Staying Healthy
  • CHA's COVID-19 Community Management Model

    CHA's COVID-19 Community Management Model

    Mr. Jackson (not his real name) was very sick, having trouble breathing and getting treated for possible COVID-19 at the CHA Respiratory Clinic in Somerville, Massachusetts. It was early April and he was afraid about what a possible hospitalization m...

    Innovation, Staying Healthy
  • At Higher Risk for Infection? Try boosting your immune system

    At Higher Risk for Infection? Try boosting your immune system

    CHA nutritionist, Amy Eldridge, MS, RDN, LDN, answers a question from a CHA patient: For those who have high risk conditions, like asthma…what can we do to support our immune system through our diet? Antioxidants can help boost the immune system and ...

    Staying Healthy
  • Le hemos acompañado todo este tiempo

    Le hemos acompañado todo este tiempo

    Com Massachusetts começando a reabrir, você pode ter perguntas sobre o serviço de saúde na CHA. Estivemos juntos com você em todas as etapas, mas, caso não tenha ficado doente, talvez tenha se mantido afastado. Agora é um ótimo momento para colocar s...

    Staying Healthy
  • Safety first and reconnect with your healthcare team

    Safety first and reconnect with your healthcare team

    With Massachusetts beginning to reopen, you may have questions about health care at CHA. We’ve been with you all along, but if you weren’t sick, you may have stayed away. Now is a great time to put your health first and reconnect with your care team....

    Community, Staying Healthy
  • Ways older adults can cope with COVID-19

    Ways older adults can cope with COVID-19

    By Kerry Mello , Community Health Improvement Seniors are more at risk for COVID and are wise to stay at home as much as possible. But this can lead to isolation, boredom and feelings of depression and anxiety. Here are some tips to fill empty hours ...

    Community, Staying Healthy
  • Dear Frontline Providers

    Dear Frontline Providers

    Dear Frontline Providers, I don't presume to know your individual experiences and feelings during this time of ongoing crisis, or the impact of unremitting demands of stamina and skills or consequent emotional toll….but here are some thoughts: Experi...

    Community, Staying Healthy