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Can Pets Get COVID-19?

There is still much unknown about the novel coronavirus and how it affects animals, but the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released some guidelines on what to do if you think your pet may have contracted COVID-19. If you or someone in your household is sick...

How To Grocery Shop For Stay-At-Home Success

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do a lot of things, including the way we grocery shop. In an effort to practice social distancing and prevent the spread of disease, many people are opting to stay home and order their groceries online instead of making...

What Is Herd Immunity?

Herd immunity is when a large enough proportion of a population is immune to a disease, making its spread unlikely. The concept of herd immunity was first described in 1871 by English scientist William Osler. Herd immunity protects people who are unable to build up...

Does Hand Sanitizer Kill COVID-19?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. You can find hand sanitizers in...

How Accurate Are At-Home COVID Tests?

During the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of Americans tested for the virus was relatively low. The inadequate diagnostic testing capacity caused this.  Although the supply of testing equipment is better, there is still a deficit due to increased...

COVID-19 Test Types

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been an influx of ways to find out whether you are infected with the virus. Here are ways of testing for COVID-19 infection and the best time to use the different types of Covid tests. Polymerase Chain Reaction...

Flu vs Covid-19

Both Influenza and Covid-19 are highly contagious respiratory illnesses. However, it has been observed that Covid-19 is more contagious than the Influenza as it spreads much more easily. The two viral infections are very much alike in that they have many similar...

What Are The Various Types of Covid-19?

First, let's discuss what variants are and how a virus is able to spread into new types of variants. According to CDC, “As the virus spreads, it has new opportunities to change and may become more difficult to stop. These changes can be monitored by comparing...

What Are Our Testing Options?

Here at Premium Health, we offer same day testing and results. We provide patients with viral Covid-19 tests such as the RT-PCR laboratory test and the Rapid Antigen test. Not only are these tests offered on-site at any of our testing locations, but we also perform...

Getting Tested for Travel

Are you planning a fun, memorable vacation with family or friends? Do you need fast, hassle free Covid-19 test results? Here at Premium Health we can provide you with Covid-19 testing for domestic and international travel. According to CDC 66.4% of the American...