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COVID-19

Read about the precautions Duke Health is taking to keep everyone safe and protected from possible exposure to COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Vaccine is Best Defense for Black Americans with Heart Disease
COVID-19 Vaccine is Best Defense for Black Americans with Heart Disease

Have concerns about COVID-19 caused you to delay seeking care for symptoms of heart disease or a heart attack? Are you wondering whether the COVID vaccine is s ...

Schedule Your Screening Mammogram Around Your COVID-19 Vaccine
Schedule Your Screening Mammogram Around Your COVID-19 Vaccine

People who need a screening mammogram should schedule their appointment before their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or at least four weeks after receiving ...

Weigh the Benefits of the COVID-19 Vaccine Against the Risk for Infection
Weigh the Benefits of the COVID-19 Vaccine Against the Risk for Infection

The COVID-19 vaccine will protect you and others from the virus and help us end this pandemic. While people with medical conditions may be concerned about the ...

The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Here: Continue to Practice Safety Precautions
The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Here: Continue to Practice Safety Precautions

Duke Health has started vaccinating health care workers at high risk for COVID-19 and plans to begin vaccinating patients at high risk in the early months of 2 ...

How to Safely Enjoy the Holidays During COVID-19
How to Safely Enjoy the Holidays During COVID-19

Duke Health’s monthly series on health and wellness addressed how to safely enjoy the holidays, even if it means being a little creative and setting some bound ...

Dando a luz en Duke durante el COVID-19
Dando a luz en Duke durante el COVID-19

Durante el COVID-19, el lugar más seguro para dar a luz a su bebé todavía es en el hospital. Mire estos videos para aprender más información sobre las precauci ...

Epilepsy and COVID-19: What You Need to Know and When to Seek Care
Epilepsy and COVID-19: What You Need to Know and When to Seek Care

Want some good news? In general, people with epilepsy do not have an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 or developing serious complications from it. Howeve ...

Why Children Should Wear Face Masks
Why Children Should Wear Face Masks

Face masks are not just for adults. To help limit the spread of COVID-19, most children can wear a mask in public, as long as they are taught to do so in an ag ...

Duke Cancer Centers’ Precautions Put Safety First for Patients and Staff
Duke Cancer Centers’ Precautions Put Safety First for Patients and Staff

Your health and safety, along with the health and safety of our staff, remain our top priorities. If you’re being treated for cancer, you may be concerned abou ...

Wear a Face Mask to Protect Each Other
Wear a Face Mask to Protect Each Other

Consistently wearing a mask that covers your nose and mouth, washing your hands, and practicing physical distancing will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in ...

The Duke Eye Center Focuses on Safety
The Duke Eye Center Focuses on Safety

Ignoring sudden changes in your eyesight or failing to manage a chronic eye condition can result in a permanent loss of vision, warned Eric Postel, MD, a retin ...

Don’t Delay Surgery: Precautions Are in Place to Ensure Your Safety
Don’t Delay Surgery: Precautions Are in Place to Ensure Your Safety

Delaying needed medical care because of concerns about COVID-19 can have long-term consequences on your health. If you need surgery, we want you to know about ...