The New Normal: Doctor says anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 should contact their doctor
News 12's Doug Geed was joined this morning by Dr. Roxanne Carfora of Ageless MD, a family practice on Long Island, to talk about the delta variant. Dr. Carfora stresses holistic approaches to healthy living.
The delta variant is raging right now across the tri-state and across the country.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all 50 states have a high COVID-19 transmission rate. But half the states have less than half of their population fully vaccinated.
A new UK study shows the highly contagious delta variant may double the risk of hospitalization among unvaccinated people.
What are you seeing in the past few weeks in your practice?
Dr. Carfora says anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 should contact their doctor within four days. If one of her patients calls her saying they tested positive, this is what Dr. Carfora suggests:
COVID-19 is surging among America's youth. The CDC says cases in children 5-11 are
surpassing cases for every other age bracket over 40.