COVID-19 Daily News: March 27

How Video Appointments are Changing the Way Mayo Clinic Patients Receive Care

Interest in telehealth has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic as more people look for ways to maintain their health care while staying at home. Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic has been enhancing the telehealth tools available for patients to manage their health care and receive services. Dr. Rodolfo Savica, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, introduces one of his patients that he's been treating for about a year using telemedicine.

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COVID-19: More Questions, More Answers on Myths and Facts

News of the COVID-19 pandemic response dominates nearly every media platform, including some social media and internet sites where misinformation and myths are circulating. Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group says it's important to get information from credible sources.

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Kids Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic

During any rapidly changing situation, loss of daily routine, isolation and uncertainty can lead to anxiety, fear, depression and loneliness. Information overload, rumors and misinformation can make you feel out of control and make it unclear what to do. When you feel this way, your kids may feel it too — and they often sense the way you're feeling. Talking to them about what's going on can be challenging.

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Cómo Ayudar a los Niños a Afrontar la Pandemia de la COVID-19

La COVID-19 (coronavirus) se ha convertido en el tema diario de conversación y usted, como la persona responsable del bienestar de sus hijos, posiblemente se pregunte cómo darles lo necesario para su desarrollo y ayudarlos a entender el coronavirus.

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

As COVID-19 continues to spread and people heed notices to socially distance themselves and hunker down in their homes, there still are those who on the front lines helping to fight the disease. These are the unsung heroes, and there are thousands of them at Mayo Clinic.

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Samantha Rossi

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