COVID-19 Daily News: March 20

10 Steps From Mayo Clinic’s Infection Prevention and Control Team to Minimize the Spread of COVID-19

There are several common-sense things you can do to protect yourself, and help prevent or minimize the spread of COVID-19 to your family. Consider these 10 steps from Mayo Clinic's Infection Prevention and Control team.

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What’s the Difference Between Quarantine and Isolation?

Preventing the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 is key to slowing the pandemic. People who have symptoms or who have suspected or known exposure to the virus, should practice self-quarantine or self-isolation. But what do the terms mean, and which should you do?

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Mayo Clinic Q&A Podcast: Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases Expert, Answers COVID-19 Questions

The information about the COVID-19 pandemic changes rapidly, and it's hard to stay up to date with the latest information. On today's Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, answers COVID-19 questions.

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COVID-19: Tips for Mindfulness and Coping with Anxiety

"Anxiety is not right, and it is not wrong. It is just part of the human experience," says Kristin Lothman, a mind-body counselor with Mayo Clinic's Department of Integrative Medicine and Health. "Healthy anxiety calls us into action to be safe, to take care of the people that we love and to arrive at the present moment experience with resilience."

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Mayo Clinic’s Alex Kruysman, a member of the Nursing Resource Pool in Arizona, was screening patients for COVID-19 when he and his colleagues decided to take a break. And this was the hopeful sight in stormy skies over Phoenix. (Photo on Mayo Clinic Facebook.)

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Samantha Rossi

Samantha Rossi

Samantha Rossi is a Marketing Associate at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She supports marketing strategies for product management and specialty testing. Samantha has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2019.