Coronavirus

COVID Vaccine Myths

COVID Vaccine Myths

With the new COVID vaccine officially making its way around the country, many are questioning the rapidness with which it was developed and tested. Because there have been so many unknowns involved in this pandemic, Americans are anxious about side effects and just how much protection this vaccin…Continue Reading.

Hancock Health: COVID-19 Vaccination Statement

Like most news and updates dealing with Covid-19, the news about FDA approval of two Covid-19 vaccinations for emergency use comes with as many questions as it does answers. Is it safe to get the vaccination? Can I trust it will work? Do I really need it? Our answer to all three questions at Hanc…Continue Reading.
How Hancock keeps our heroes safe

How Hancock keeps our heroes safe

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Hancock Health has worked to adapt to the needs of our community to ensure we keep our patients and our associates safe as we make health possible for Hancock County and beyond each day. As the pandemic grew, we asked non-essential associates to stay home. Now we…Continue Reading.
Here’s where (and how) we’re open to serve you.

Here’s where (and how) we’re open to serve you.

We know it’s confusing to try to figure out how to get medical care these days. Not only has the virus cancelled schools and milestone celebrations, it’s also made it difficult to figure out what’s open and what’s not for your regular doctor’s appointments, tests, and what to expect in …Continue Reading.
Weighing the Options for Masking Up

Weighing the Options for Masking Up

The kinds of masks that keep out microparticles and best keep wearers safe are also hard to come by right now and should be reserved for healthcare workers. But research has shown that any mask is better than no mask—especially when it comes to keeping your own (possibly virus-inclusive) cootie…Continue Reading.
Keep on Keeping on with COVID-19 Precautions

Keep on Keeping on with COVID-19 Precautions

The risks of contracting COVID-19 come with some surprising details: A sneeze releases 30,000 droplets, which may contain a whopping 200 million virus particles traveling at 200 miles an hour. So if an infected person coughs in the grocery story, those virus particles she released in produce may …Continue Reading.
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