Community Wellness


COVID-19 Cleanup: The Proper Way of Discarding...

The good news: People are increasingly wearing gloves and masks, or home-made face coverings, in public to protect themselves and others from the spread of...

April 22, 2020 / 1 min read


Baptist Health Residents Helping Staff Telemedicine Platform

Medical residents from the West Kendall Baptist Hospital-Florida International University residency program are fulfilling a vital role at Baptist Health South Florida during the COVID-19...

April 17, 2020 / 3 min read


Keeping Your Family Safe When You’re Isolating...

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and been told to isolate at home, that means you are one of millions of Americans whose symptoms didn’t...

April 17, 2020 / 4 min read


Protecting Cancer Patients from COVID-19: A Checklist...

Friends and family members who provide physical and emotional support are a lifeline for patients during their journey with cancer. Whether you are providing ongoing...

April 17, 2020 / 3 min read


CDC Urges Wearing of ‘Cloth Face Coverings’...

In new guidance, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public areas “where other social distancing measures...

April 17, 2020 / 2 min read


Coronavirus Conundrum: Being Together While Remaining Apart

When Barbra Streisand sang about “people who need people,” she was right on target. Studies show that human beings have a deeply ingrained need for...

April 17, 2020 / 4 min read


Supermarket Social Distancing, Avoiding Myths & More...

Coronavirus treatment myths could be harmful and should be avoided. But social distancing at the supermarket is critically important. Those are just a couple of...

April 17, 2020 / 3 min read


Myths vs. Facts About COVID-19

As dangerous as the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is, equally dangerous is the amount of misinformation that seems to spread just as rapidly, well-intentioned as...

April 17, 2020 / 4 min read


COVID-19: How Cancer Patients Can Beat Stress

Along with its germs, COVID-19 has brought fear, anxiety and depression to many households. For cancer patients and others facing a health crisis ― and...

April 17, 2020 / 3 min read


FIU Using 3D Printing to Make Face...

Florida International University and Baptist Health South Florida are partnering on an initiative to manufacture face shields for healthcare workers on the front lines of...

April 17, 2020 / 1 min read