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For months people around the world have done their part to slow the spread of COVID-19 including frequent hand-washing wearing a face mask and staying at least 6 feet apart from others During the early stages of the pandemic people were urged to stay home and avoid medical centers unless they were experiencing serious symptoms or a life- or limb-threatening emergency Police in San Diego have started fining people for watching the sunset from the beach amid draconian stay-at-home orders in place for all of California At least 25 people were ticketed over the course of the weekend according to Fox 5 The citations were slapped

Most Americans Wear Masks But Myths Linger: Poll

MONDAY Aug 31 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are generally well-versed about the use of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 although knowledge gaps about face coverings persist a new HealthDay/Harris Poll reveals About nine in 10 Americans

Face masks do not cause oxygen deficiency or carbon dioxide intoxication WHO explains Reports linking face mask use to hypoxia (oxygen deprivation) have been widely debunked And for more mask myths to avoid check out these 10 Myths About Face

2020/5/29San Diego's new public health order will allow residents to dine in restaurants shop at retail businesses get their hair cut in salons and more Understanding the Reopening of California Businesses – San Diego – Sharp Health News

Having surgery can be stressful even if you've prepared yourself If you are getting ready to undergo your first surgery it's helpful to have an idea of what to expect and how to make the best of your hospital stay According to Dr Eric Orr a general surgeon affiliated with Sharp Grossmont Hospital patients play an important role in their hospital experience and recovery

2020/6/2For months people around the world have done their part to slow the spread of COVID-19 including frequent hand-washing wearing a face mask and staying at least 6 feet apart from others During the early stages of the pandemic people were urged to stay home and avoid medical centers unless they were experiencing serious symptoms or a life- or limb-threatening emergency

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2020/5/12A partnership has been struck between the San Diego Public Library Foundation Scripps Health Kaiser Permanente Sharp Healthcare and high schools Francis Parker and The Bishop's School The goal is to make up to 6 000 face shields to protect vital healthcare workers during the pandemic's spring surge and summer recovery

San Diego's new public health order will allow residents to dine in restaurants shop at retail businesses get their hair cut in salons and more Understanding the Reopening of California Businesses – San Diego – Sharp Health News

MONDAY Aug 31 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are generally well-versed about the use of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 although knowledge gaps about face coverings persist a new HealthDay/Harris Poll reveals About nine in 10 Americans

2020/4/14A San Diego-based health innovation company which manufactures fitness trackers announced that it has shifted its manufacturing focus to produce N95 equivalent protective face masks which are hand-washable and non-disposable to help in the effort to stop

Yesterday's San Diego County COVID-19 news briefing focused on San Diego State University's decision to suspend in person classes following a spike in cases Headed into a holiday weekend known for get-togethers with friends and family I hope this news reminds people that our recent success in slowing the spread of COVID-19 can be quickly lost if health precautions aren't maintained

Having surgery can be stressful even if you've prepared yourself If you are getting ready to undergo your first surgery it's helpful to have an idea of what to expect and how to make the best of your hospital stay According to Dr Eric Orr a general surgeon affiliated with Sharp Grossmont Hospital patients play an important role in their hospital experience and recovery