Last week we shared Part 1 of our conversation with Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Director at AllWays Health Partners, Dr. James Hellinger about new COVID-19 findings. Continue reading for part 2 where Dr. Hellinger talks about COVID-19 testing requirements if you're vaccinated, advice for vaccinated parents living with unvaccinated children, and the importance of vaccinating adolescents.
Now that 70 percent of Massachusetts has received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, the science and data drive lifted restrictions and broadening age requirements for vaccine eligibility. Based on these new changes, we had another conversation with Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Director at AllWays Health Partners, Dr. James Hellinger. Continue reading for part 1 of our conversation where Dr. Hellinger shares his take on lifted mask mandates and restaurant dining.
In partnership with the Department of Public Health, AllWays Health Partners created a dashboard from geographical data to identify locations with low vaccination rates—and bring the vaccine directly to at-risk populations. Continue reading to hear from Christine Welch, Manager of Your Care Circle at AllWays Health Partners, to uncover how our team used real-time data to support our vaccination efforts.
Obesity has been headlined as a growing epidemic throughout the United States in adults and children over the last twenty years. So, when the pandemic shut down gyms and kept people confined to their homes, it made sense that undesired weight change increased for many; 61% in fact, according to a study by the American Psychological Association. Learn more about the relationship between the pandemic & weight gain and how to support patients dealing with obesity.
Last week we shared part 1 of our conversation with Pediatrician and Medical Director at AllWays Health Partners, Dr. Lisa M. Scarfo, MD. Continue reading for part 2 of the interview to learn what Lisa had to say about vaccinating adolescents that have already been exposed, exposure during the summertime, and the research on vaccinating kids ages 12-17.