The Coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19) pandemic has created a public health crisis across the world.  Johns Hopkins University reports more than six million deaths are attributed to the disease around the world, with just under one-sixth of these in the United States. Scientists are beginning to discover correlations between the disease even in its mildest cases and other long-term conditions. For example, the AMA Journal of Neurology reported that a study of 3,233 COVID-19 survivors aged 60 and older in Hunan, China found a higher proportion of early-onset cognitive decline even among non-severe COVID-19 survivors.

If you do receive a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, make sure to notify your primary health care provider and monitor your symptoms, while isolating for a minimum of five days. More information is available from the CDC 

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