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COVID-19 testing in Memphis: Where should I go if I’m looking for a coronavirus test?

City of Memphis issues mask wearing ordinance: Here’s what it means and how it’s enforced
By Your Health Staff

Posted: July 1, 2020
The City of Memphis has adopted an ordinance that requires people to wear facial coverings or masks while in businesses or public places within the city limits.
Looking for the light
By Methodist Healthcare EAP Staff

Posted: June 29, 2020
As we move into July, we continue to live in a world of uncertainty: Racial injustice continues; it is unclear whether children will return to school in the fall; and communities are feeling the economic realities of the pandemic.
How we’re keeping patients safe as we resume services
By Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Posted: June 24, 2020
As we begin the recovery phase of the public health crisis, created by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share how our team of experts is planning to safely resume elective procedures and non-emergency care.
Living with sickle cell: What is the disease and how does it impact people's lives?
By Jamie J. Hardy, PharmD, BCPS, MS, Clinical Pharmacist | Methodist University Hospital

Posted: June 18, 2020
Sickle cell disease can cause several health problems that can impact the overall quality of life of people living with the disease. For most people living with sickle cell anemia, there is no cure.
Uncertainty and fear of the unknown: How you can conquer coronavirus anxiety
By Dr. Judiann Jones, Supervisor Outpatient Behavioral Health | Licensed Psychologist-HSP

Posted: June 15, 2020
Some may be asking themselves: Is it safe to leave my home? How do I protect myself and my family? What if others are neglecting the recommendations?
Warning signs that you're having a stroke — and why it's so important to seek timely care
By Balaji Krishnaiah, MD, Stroke neurologist | Comprehensive Stroke Center at Methodist University Hospital

Posted: June 8, 2020
A stroke can cause temporary or permanent disabilities. Complications can lead to paralysis, difficulty talking or swallowing, loss of vision, memory loss, emotional disturbances — and in its severity could lead to death.
The healing power of nature
By Renee Dillard, LCSW, EAP Counselor

Posted: May 29, 2020
These past few months have been a time of uncertainty, anxiety and great adaptation. As our communities begin the slow and steady process of opening back up, this is a perfect time to get outside.
What it means to be ‘high-risk’ for COVID-19 — and why you shouldn’t delay treatment
By Your Health staff

Posted: May 28, 2020
“Our main interest is in patient safety, but patient safety is so much more than simply protecting (patients) from being unnecessarily exposed or exposed at all to COVID-19. We’ve seen an upsurge in hospitalizations — and some with poor outcomes — be...
5 lifestyle changes you can make to improve your mental health
By Jamie Hardy PharmD, BCPS, MS, Clinical Pharmacist | Methodist University Hospital

Posted: May 27, 2020
Our lifestyle greatly affects our mental health — that's why we're sharing five changes you can make to clean up your lifestyle and make room for a healthy mental state.

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