Researches have found that coronavirus can survive on surfaces for hours and even days. COVID-19 can stay active on fabric and paper for up to 24 hours. On hard surfaces, like plastic and glass, coronavirus can remain infectious for 72 hours and longer.
On March 22, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an Order requiring that all non‐essential workers across the state must stay at home. Nevertheless, the Governor has designated All Heart Home Care Agency and companies working in the health care and home care industries as essential businesses. This means that All Heart Homecare employees have a special responsibility to maintain their normal work schedule during this State of Emergency. For Home Health Care Aides this means the following:
We all have so many questions lately on what’s going on with COVID-19 and, honestly, it can be pretty overwhelming. It seems like everything around us is getting canceled and closures have become an ever-growing list. Kids are out of school, parents are remotely working, if not, many of them are even laid off from their jobs as the tensions are rising.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), person-to-person contact is thought to be the main way of transmission for COVID-19.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched a “coronavirus self-checker” bot named Clara in partnership with Microsoft.
Is wearing a face mask an effective option for everyone? Watch this video to understand who should wear these masks and who should not.
Worried about Coronavirus outbreak? If your relative, neighbour or friend is over 60, watch this!
Feeling stressed and overwhelmed with COVID-19? Watch these video tips for staying positive in troubling times.
What is Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus Disease 2019 is a new disease that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
As people grow older, often their metabolism slows down and they begin to eat less. However, there are many times when a patient refuses to eat and it can be dangerous for their health. Caregivers are often faced with this challenge when providing care.