Are You Prepared for a Future Wave of COVID-19?

Omicron BA.2 is the new dominant strain globally BA.2 has led to a surge of cases in Europe and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the US and around the world. Fortunately, this variant is not as deadly as prior episodes, and the likelihood of drastic lockdowns from this strain is very slight. In the future, however, … Read More

Do You Need Another Booster Shot?

FDA authorizes 2nd booster shot for those 50 and older and those with compromised immune systems For people age 50 and older, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized a fourth Pfizer and Moderna dose (second booster) to help minimize the risk of hospitalization or death. The FDA also authorized a second Pfizer booster shot for people age 12 and … Read More

Are We Really Out of the Woods?

Omicron is on the wane COVID cases are falling, down sharply from nearly 800,000 daily cases reported in early January. The Omicron variant spiked case numbers in January, leading to lengthy lines of people waiting for COVID testing. Individuals sought to know whether they were positive with this highly contagious disease by getting PCR tests through Ottendorf Laboratories and others. … Read More